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Just When You Thought It Was Safe...

on July 12, 1999

    David Bowie is one of nine artists selected as suggestions for artists of the millenium in a new poll being called Music of the Millennium.

    The list includes:

    David Bowie
    The Beatles

    Music of the Millennium 1999 is a comprehensive nationwide survey of the Millennium's musical highlights and is sponsored by HMV.

    Between now and August 1999, hundreds of thousands of votes will be cast via the national press, Classic FM, the web and HMV stores.

    The final results will be discussed by leading icons from the music industry and broadcast in November on Channel 4 in a two-hour Music of the
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Virgin Records Releases Stigmata Soundtrack Featuring Original Score From Billy Corgan And New Songs From David Bowie And Natalie Imbruglia

on July 12, 1999

Los Angeles, CA -- Virgin Records is pleased to announce the release of Stigmata, the highly anticipated soundtrack to the MGM motion picture, in stores on August 24.

The Stigmata soundtrack features over forty minutes of original orchestral score by The Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan and industry veteran Mike Garson. Corgan and Garson have also penned the album's title song, "identify," a new track written expressly for the film with vocals by pop sensation Natalie Imbruglia.

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Rebel Rebel

on July 12, 1999

Look for a cover version of "Rebel, Rebel" by Ricky Lee Jones to be used in advertisements for the new film entitled "The Teena Brandon Story." The film is based on the true story of the life of Teena Marie Brandon, the Nebraska teen who lived her life as a boy. The film stars Hilary Swank (The Next Karate Kid) as Teena, along with Chloe Sevigny (Last Days of Disco), Brendon Sexton III, (Welcome the Dollhouse) and Peter Sarsgaard (Dead Man Walking). The film is tentatively scheduled for release in the fall of 1999.

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New Omikron Site Plus 28 Character Personas

on July 11, 1999
    Be on the lookout for the New Omikron website. In the next few weeks, Omikron will have a new site, along with a new look.

    We have a small screen grab (below), but you will have to wait till they release the new site in the coming weeks.

    But don't wait till the new site goes live, as there are several new items on the current Omikron site (, where you can download the new OMIKRON demo, read game scripts, view pictures and MORE.

    As a special feature on BowieNet, we have 28 new characters from the game to show you.

    One of the leading concepts of Omikron
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Bowie History

on July 10, 1999
    Wow! Did you know that today marks the 30 Year Anniversary (July 11, 1969) of theSpace Oddity/"Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud" single release. The record took two months to make it into the top 10 in the summer of 1969.

    Here is the Space Oddity RealVideo as well as a few exclusive photos of the "Space Oddity" period, taken by Brian Ward.