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20% off TMWFTE cards for DavidBowie.com users

on April 17, 2015

 

“I’ll say I came from Earth“

 

We are very pleased to be able to pass on a most generous 20% discount to DavidBowie.com users for the beautiful The Man Who Fell To Earth trading card sets produced by Unstoppable Cards.

If you're not familiar with the cards, scroll/swipe the images accompanying this piece (or click on the little dots at the bottom of the picture) to get a taste of just a few of the images that make up the sets.

As you’ll notice, among other things there are two separate cards of Bowie as TJ Newton (with and without hat) signed by Bowie in 2013 and limited to just 50 of each.

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Labyrinth Masquerade Ball at Flickerama in August

on April 14, 2015

 

“And as the sunrise stream, Flickers on me“

 

We know there are a lot of Labyrinth fans out there, so we thought we’d tell you about this event in the UK nice and early so you have time to get your outfit together.

FLICKERAMA  – the world’s first greenfield film festival, will be screening Jim Henson’s 1986 cult favourite Labyrinth (which features David Bowie as the rather tricky Goblin King, Jareth), alongside hosting a Labyrinth Masquerade Ball in August.

Here’s the official blurb with more detail...

 

FLICKERAMA’s Labyrinth Masquerade Ball

We are getting excited already here in

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Let’s Dance album is 32 today

on April 14, 2015

 

“Under the moonlight, this serious moonlight”

 

Though it reached #10 in our album poll in 2013, such was the global success of Let’s Dance it’s possibly the album that most people are familiar with around the world and it remains Bowie's best-selling album.

Produced by David Bowie and Nile Rodgers, Let’s Dance was released on this day (April 14th) worldwide, spending 13 weeks in the UK Top 5. The album also made it to #4 on the US chart.

The attendant singles, Let’s Dance, China Girl and Modern Love were also worldwide smashes and you can remind yourself of the reason why here.

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Life On Mars is best-selling vinyl single of the decade

on April 13, 2015

 

“He’s in the best selling show“

 

Congratulations are due to David Bowie with the news that Life On Mars? has been recognised as the best-selling vinyl single of the decade so far by The Official Charts Company (OCC) in the UK. 

Originally appearing on the 1971 RCA album, Hunky Dory, Life On Mars? was first released as a single on June 22nd, 1973, reaching #3 on the Official UK Singles Chart back then.

We told you about the impressive performance of Bowie’s recent vinyl singles in our previous piece.

And even though Life On Mars?

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Bowie dominates new Official Vinyl Singles Chart

on April 12, 2015

 

“We can dance and we can see the singles swing“

 

The Official Charts Company (OCC) in the UK announced the first ever Official Vinyl Singles Chart Top 40 (12 April 2015 - 18 April 2015) on Sunday evening.

The chart is compiled by the OCC from the UK's biggest vinyl singles of the week, based on sales of 7, 10 and 12 inch formats across a seven day period.

Bowie currently has three singles in the Top 40 (more than any other artist), with two of those in the Top 20.

 

#07 = Young Americans (Peak position #1, previous week #1, 8 weeks on chart)

#20 = Diamond Dogs (Peak position #1, previous

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