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Fashion 98

on November 05, 1998

Check out the version of 'Fashion' that was done by Glamma Kid called 'Fashion '98'. England's Music Week magazine gave it 5 stars in their review of it stating "Using David Bowie's 1980 'Fashion' rhythm, this Ronnie Wilson/Dennis Charles production could better the original track's top five placing after almost 18 years..." Out November 9th on WEA.

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Post 1898

on November 04, 1998

In a recent poll taken from "Q" Magazine - one of the leading music monthly's in the UK, users responded to the question:"Who invented Glam Rock?"
Glitter : 5%
Ferry : 2%
Bolan : 38%
Bowie : 55%

In a related poll, Q voters also answer the question:"Who has had the most influence on rock?"
Lydon : 22%
Lennon : 10%
Presley : 20%
Bowie : 48%

What do you think?

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David Bowie To Play On Tribute Cd??

on November 04, 1998

Friends of the late INXS singer Michael Hutchence have reportedly been invited to participate on a tribute CD in remembrance of the late singer. Rumored participants include David Bowie, Elton John, Simon LeBon and Bono. So the Question is, will David Bowie be playing on the tribute CD? When asked for comment, Bowie had this to say:

"I have never been approached to do a tribute style concert for Michael H. This must have started as a press rumor, I suppose. As I never knew him it seems unlikely that I would be asked"--db

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Bowie Mixing It With The Masters

on November 04, 1998


An art exhibition at The Gallery New York in Brugg, Switzerland has a painting, the 10 ft "The Death of Mama Wati" by David Bowie and collaborator, South African art-star, Beezy Bailey, shoulder to shoulder with Masters Joseph Beuys, Keith Haring and Martin Disler. The Bowie/Bailey piece has already featured in several news stories in the Swiss Press and seems to be drawing the most comment of any of the exhibits. On show though December 15th. Click the image above to view a larger version of the painting.

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