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Listen to Jérôme for chance to win book and Sue 10"

on November 24, 2014


“I’m reaching the very edge, you know”


Speaking of Paris (see previous story), one of our very favourite Parisians, Jérôme Soligny, will be on Ouï FM on the L’EXCESsive Vinyl Session this evening between 19:00 and 20:00, Parisian time.

Jérôme will be promoting his new book, Writing On The Edge, and Nothing Has Changed - The Very Best of David Bowie.

Both the book and 10" vinyl copies of Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)  will be given away during the show.

Writing On The Edge is a collection of Jérôme’s work over the last 25 years, including lots of Bowie articles.

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David Bowie Is in Paris March tickets on sale now

on November 24, 2014


“Paris or maybe Heaven”


Tickets for the David Bowie Is exhibition in Paris are on sale now.

The exhibition runs from 3 March to 31 May 2015 at Philharmonie de Paris.

These advance tickets are for March only. Tickets for April and May will be on sale from 26 January 2015.

Check out the dedicated site for ticket links and much more regarding the exhibition.

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David Bowie’s appearance on Cher 39 years ago

on November 23, 2014


“Closer than others I was your, I was your man”


On November 23rd 1975, David Bowie appeared in a fifteen minute segment for CBS TV’s Cher show.

The Bowie performances commenced with him sporting slicked back hair (Thin White Duke colouring and style) in blue jacket and shirt with grey slacks, singing his first US #1 single, Fame, which had peaked a couple of months earlier in September.

Fame was followed by a moving rendition of Can You Hear Me, performed as a duet with Cher. Both Fame and Can You Hear Me were live vocals sung over a pre-recorded backing track.

Bowie wore the same outfit

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Nothing Has Changed enters UK Album Chart Top Ten

on November 23, 2014


“Wham Bam thank you fans!“


Congratulations to David Bowie on the arrival at #9 on the Official UK Album Chart of Nothing Has Changed - The Very Best of David Bowie.

And a very appreciative thankyou is also due to all of you reading this that helped put it there.

If you want to contribute to the album’s continued success, go here for buy links.

Official UK Album Chart



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Golden Years released as Space Oddity orbits

on November 21, 2014


“Don't let me hear you say life’s taking you nowhere, angel”


Thirty nine years ago today, on November 21 1975, David Bowie’s Golden Years 45 was released in the UK on the very day that the re-issued Space Oddity was ending a two week stay at #1 on the UK chart.

1975 was a good year for Bowie chart action. The previous month, Fame had given Bowie his first #1 Stateside and aforementioned Space Oddity rerelease was his first UK #1...even though the original 1969 release had peaked at #5.

The UK press advert for Golden Years reflected this success with the bold prediction:


October No.