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Q celebrates DB and AF at Fashion Rocks 2005

on February 26, 2014

 

“With my lightnin’ bolts a glowin’”

 

Cool double-page spread in the April edition of Q regarding David Bowie’s appearance with Arcade Fire, live at Fashion Rocks at New York’s Radio City Music Hall in September 2005.

As you may remember, it was an emotionally charged event, not only because it was Bowie’s return to the stage after the previous year’s health scare, but also because the music itself was so good.

DB and AF performed Life On Mars?, Wake Up and Five Years which were all released a couple of months later as an iTunes only digital Live EP.

The partnership reconvened the following

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Diamond Dogs 40th anniversary special in UNCUT

on February 25, 2014

 

“Any day now...the year of the Diamond Dogs...”

 

The April edition of popular music monthly, UNCUT, has a cover feature celebrating the 40th anniversary of David Bowie’s classic Diamond Dogs album.

Diamond Dogs was originally released in May 1974, preceded by the Rebel Rebel single in February and the Rebel Rebel US remix in May.* 

We've not actually seen a copy of the magazine yet, but there may be a clue to the content in the front cover quotation: “We misbehaved very badly...”

Here’s a bit from Editor Alan Jones regarding the feature.

 

“On ‘Sweet Thing’, he asked me to imagine myself

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Reality gets vinyl release via MOV

on February 25, 2014

 

“Welcome to Reality”

 

We are pleased to announce that Reality, David Bowie’s 26th studio album, will finally get an official vinyl release via Music On Vinyl on March 17th.

When Reality was originally released back in 2003, vinyl sales were at an all-time low and (much to the chagrin of vinyl lovers everywhere) the album never made it on to the black stuff.

Now, MOV will not only release the album on black vinyl but also on transparent green vinyl and on orange vinyl with both editions being limited to 2,500 numbered copies.

The package will include a large format 12-page booklet all

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David Bowie’s British media BRITs blitz

on February 20, 2014

 

“And the papers want to know whose costume she wore”

 

Unless you slept through today in the UK, you can’t have failed to notice media reports on TV, radio, online and in all of the daily newspapers, regarding last night’s BRITs Awards and David Bowie’s contribution in particular.

Debate still rages on social media regarding the parting shot from Bowie’s acceptance speech for British Male Solo Artist, as read out by Kate Moss.

If you’ve yet to see Kate’s reading of David’s speech, you can view it on Hollywood Reporter now.

Below is a round-up of links to much of the UK reportage, but there

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Kate Moss collects BRIT Award for David Bowie

on February 19, 2014

 

“Like some cat from Japan”

 

Congratulations to David Bowie on the announcement that he is the recipient of the British Male Solo Artist at this year’s @BRIT Awards.

Kate Moss collected the statuette on Bowie’s behalf, looking incredible in one of the better known Ziggy stage outfits at the ceremony at the O2 Arena in London this evening.

The so-called 'rabbit' costume worn by Kate tonight (properly called “Woodland Creatures”) was created by Japanese designer, Kansai Yamamoto.

Kate wore the original costume which was first unveiled by Bowie on August 19, 1972 at the legendary Ziggy

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