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WCIBN? Album Focus: Diamond Dogs - Day 5

on August 21, 2016

 

“It's safe in the city, to love in a doorway”

 

Ahead of the release of the David Bowie - Who Can I Be Now? (1974 – 1976) box set, we’re running a weekly album focus. Today is the last day of Diamond Dogs before we look at David Live tomorrow, the record of the tour that took Diamond Dogs on the road.

 

Despite the Diamond Dogs cover still depicting Bowie with the Ziggy look he was about to shed, one of the things that was striking about the album at the time was its incredibly fresh and new sound, unlike anything else around in 1974.

 

This intention is borne out by Tony Visconti’s Diamond

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TMWFTE book pre-order starts next Saturday

on August 20, 2016

 

“I got seven days”

 

The seven-day countdown for the officially licensed, 40th anniversary The Man Who Fell To Earth book pre-order started this morning.

 

Register your name and email now for EARLY advance pre-order access, plus get the exclusive "10 Things You Didn't Know about The Man Who Fell To Earth" PDF Booklet when you do.

 

With over 600 stunning images, many previously unpublished, the large format hardback book (240mm x 340mm) is limited to just 1000 numbered copies worldwide.

 

There will be an early bird introductory price of £100 (Plus P&P) for the limited edition.

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11-page Bowie feature in October UNCUT

on August 19, 2016

 

“Good god! was it really yesterday?”

 

The October 2016 issue of Uncut magazine has an 11-page cover feature that shines a light on the evolution of The Gouster/Young Americans, via the more-than-qualified memory banks of Tony Visconti and others, along with some rather tasty pictorial content.

 

There’s also a brief attempt to second guess what’s next in the world of forthcoming Bowie releases.

 

Go here for more detail regarding this particular issue: http://bit.ly/UncutOctoberRL

 

 

#WCIBNBox  #WhoCanIBeNowBox  #BowieUNCUT

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WCIBN? Album Focus: Diamond Dogs - Day 4

on August 18, 2016

 

“You like me, and I like it all”

 

As you know by now, In the run up to the release of the David Bowie - Who Can I Be Now? (1974 – 1976) box set, we’re running a weekly album focus, with this week’s album being Diamond Dogs.

 

Today we’ve made a montage of a handful of the music press adverts, Including the UK Rebel Rebel 45, UK Diamond Dogs single and the American advert for 1984. The other two are both US adverts for the album.

 

Though Rebel Rebel was a top five hit in the UK, the Diamond Dogs single didn’t worry the Top 20 and 1984 in America was met with similar indifference from

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View Geoff MacCormack’s Bowie photos

on August 18, 2016

 

“I give my, complete attention to a very good friend of mine...”

 

For those of you that haven’t already stumbled upon it, Geoff MacCormack has recently launched his own site of just a few of the pictures he took of his old mucker, David Bowie.

 

You all know Geoff’s story as David’s travel companion, band member and 'holiday snapper', as he would refer to himself. But if you don’t, you can read that incredible tale on the site and have a browse through some of the most beautiful photographs of David Bowie ever taken, while you’re about it.

 

Here’s the caption for the main image in our

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