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Praise for three final Bowie tracks

on October 14, 2016

 

“I’ve got a handful of songs to sing”

 

The #1 best-selling musical soundtrack in the UK right now (according to Amazon), is the Lazarus Cast Album, due for release on October 21, four days before previews for @lazarusmusical start in London.

 

The Bowie originals on the album have been singled out for praise by both Neil McCormick at The Telegraph and Dorian Lynskey at The Guardian. Here follows edited excerpts from both.

 

A last message from a lost icon: three more David Bowie tracks released – by Neil McCormick – The Telegraph

 

No Plan is a gorgeous, slippery jazz ballad, sweet and

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Donny McCaslin talks Bowie covers

on October 14, 2016

 

“And prayer can’t travel so far these days”            

 

As you know, Donny McCaslin’s latest release, Beyond Now, is out today. Donny and his band are the musicians behind the sound of David Bowie’s ★ album.

 

Here’s an excerpt taken from a piece that we posted from The Guardian earlier this month...

 

 

The experience of creating music with Bowie proved so deep, and its aftermath so jarring, that McCaslin decided to turn his new album, Beyond Now, out 14 October, into a tribute.

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★ nominated for Q Best Album award

on October 13, 2016

 

“But we're Absolute beginners”

 

David Bowie’s ★ has received a Best Album nomination in The StubHub Q Awards 2016 in association with Absolute Radio.

 

Here’s the full list of nominations:

 

The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It

Bastille – Wild World

David Bowie – ★

Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine

Coldplay – A Head Full Of Dreams

 

Vote for your favourite album here.

 

#QAwards  #QBowie

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Complete David Bowie launch and signing

on October 12, 2016

 

“Get me to The Doctor”

 

Join Titan Books and Nicholas Pegg for the launch of THE COMPLETE DAVID BOWIE (REVISED AND UPDATED 2016 EDITION)

 

Nick will be signing early release copies of The Complete David Bowie on SATURDAY OCTOBER 22nd at THE ROYAL GEORGE TAVERN from 2pm (please see below for full details). All this to a soundtrack of some of Bowie’s greatest hits and lesser known classics offering a celebration of his untouchable legacy.

 

Featuring over 70,000 words of new material, Pegg’s critically acclaimed book has been fully revised and updated, offering Bowie fans the most up-to-date

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Sotheby’s Bowie/Collector catalogues online

on October 11, 2016

 

“A love that will last within your art”

 

On the eve of the Sotheby’s Bowie/Collector Hong Kong highlights preview exhibition, the auction house has posted the three London catalogues for your perusal.

 

Part I: Modern & Contemporary Art, Evening Auction, 10 November

Catalogue #1

Part II: Modern & Contemporary Art, Day Auction, 11 November

Catalogue #2

Part III: Design: Ettore Sottsass and the Memphis Group, 11 November

Catalogue #3

 

From 1–10 November, the full collection will be exhibited at Sotheby’s New Bond Street galleries in London, giving fans, collectors, art lovers and experts a

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