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TMWSTW released In the UK on this day In 1971

on April 10, 2014

 

“You’re face to face with”

 

David Bowie’s third studio album, the Tony Visconti-produced The Man Who Sold The World, was released on this day (April 10th) in 1971 in the UK.

Issued the previous November in the US, the UK release was delayed in no small part due to problems regarding the sleeve artwork.

Pictured here (clockwise from top left) are the original US and UK versions, the German round cover, and the standard worldwide 1972 RCA reissue.

Four great sleeves, one classic album. Remind yourself here.

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Black Tie White Noise album is 21 today

on April 05, 2014

 

"Putting on the black tie, cranking out the white noise"

 

The David Bowie album Black Tie White Noise was released this day in 1993. (April 6th in the US)

The LP not only reunited Bowie with producer Nile Rodgers but also with the #1 album spot in the UK, which had evaded him for the release of a studio album since 1984’s Tonight.

If you’ve not listened for a while, it really is worth revisiting. Aside from a clutch of great singles: Black Tie White Noise (Featuring Al B. Sure!), Jump They Say and Miracle Goodnight, the album also featured the Scott Walkeresque You’ve Been Around, Nite

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Pepsi Max® hails Heroes on and off the pitch

on April 02, 2014

 

“The music is outside, It's happening now”

 

PEPSI MAX®HAILS HEROES ON AND OFF THE PITCH

 

Pepsi MAX celebrates music and football proving that NOW IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT with global launch of content set to run in 100 countries

 

2014 #FutbolNow superstar squad led by Leo Messi and music sensation Janelle Monáe

 

First-ever interactive approach allows consumers to CREATE THEIR OWN NOW by unlocking additional content for a closer look into the lively streets of Rio

 

PURCHASE, NY, April 02, 2014#FUTBOLNOW – Pepsi MAX® today globally premiered the latest evolution of the brand’s 2014

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Changes picture disc is late addition for RSD 2014

on April 01, 2014

 

“I still don’t know what I was waiting for”

 

One of the few misgivings about the series of 40th anniversary picture discs that seem to have surfaced, is the fact that there was no release of Changes at the beginning of the series.

Changes was the first RCA single release around the globe back in January 1972, but the current 40th anniversary series kicked off with the second single from RCA, Starman.

Now that wrong is righted and the Changes picture disc is being pressed right now, just in time for Record Store Day 2014 on April 19th.

The A-side has the studio version of the track, as per

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Exclusive Chalkie Davies Bowie photos at SNAP

on March 14, 2014

 

“’Ere, what's that clicking noise?”

 

The first gallery exhibition for Welsh-born, US-based portrait photographer, Chalkie Davies, opens at SNAP in London on Saturday 15 March 2014.

Titled Chalkie Davies Goes Click (at Snap), the collection includes a few pictures he took of Bowie between 1973 and 1986.

Here’s a bit from him regarding the Absolute Beginners photo session...

 

"When Julien Temple made his film of Absolute Beginners he asked me to take photos of all the cast members and I spent a week on the movie set taking portraits of all the actors.

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