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S&V in at #1 plus five new entries on LP chart

on February 17, 2017

 

“The return of The Thin White Duke”

 

Bowie releases continue to dominate the UK’s Official Vinyl Charts with the news today that Sound And Vision is straight in at #1 on the Official Vinyl Singles Chart and the Official Vinyl Album Chart has five new Bowie entries in the Top 20.

 

Official Vinyl Albums Chart

 

NEW #3 - STATION TO STATION - PARLOPHONE

NEW #4 - DIAMOND DOGS - PARLOPHONE

NEW #5 - YOUNG AMERICANS - PARLOPHONE

NEW #8 - LIVE NASSAU COLISEUM '76 - PARLOPHONE

NEW #12 - DAVID LIVE - PARLOPHONE

#13 - LEGACY - PARLOPHONE

#21 - ★ - RCA

 

As you can see, both Legacy and ★are both

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★ is MPG’s UK Album of the Year

on February 16, 2017

 

“Sounds of laughter, shades of life are ringing through my open ears...”

 

David Bowie’s ★ album was given the Music Producers Guild (MPG) UK Album of the Year Award, at a ceremony for the 9th MPG Awards event at Grosvenor House, in London's Park Lane this evening (Thursday 16th). The accolade was awarded to David Bowie and Tony Visconti.

 

Tony collected the gong, as he also did for MPG International Producer of the Year Award (sponsored by British Grove Studios). And to think he was only there to collect the MPG Outstanding Contribution to UK Music Award (sponsored by PPLUK).

 

Tom

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Barnbrook designs San Marino Bowie stamps

on February 14, 2017

 

“So send me a letter”

 

The multi award-winning designer and Luton fan, Jonathan Barnbrook, has designed a beautiful set of Bowie stamps for the Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Italian: Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino).

 

Produced for the 70th anniversary of the birth of David Bowie, here’s the description regarding the 3 stamps from the AASFN page:

 

 

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The philatelic set celebrates the long and eclectic career of David Bowie, famous singer-songwriter and actor, who was born in London on the 8th January 1947. Jonathan

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Duncan Jones Tweets following ★ Grammy wins

on February 12, 2017

 

“But I know you’ll hold your head up high”

 

A very moving message from proud son to his father.

 

 

#DuncanJones  #59thGrammyAwards  #Grammys2017  #BowieGrammyAwards  #BowieBlackstar  #Blackstar  

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★ wins all five nominated GRAMMYs

on February 12, 2017

 

“Ladies and gentlemen...and others”

 

Congratulations are due to all involved with the creation of David Bowie’s ★ album, after the news that the release enjoyed a clean sweep at the Grammy Awards tonight, with all five nominations winning the gongs in the following categories...

 

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12. Best Rock Performance

(Accepted by Donny McCaslin)

Blackstar

David Bowie

Track from: Blackstar

Label: ISO/Columbia Records

 

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14. Best Rock Song

(Accepted by the presenters)

Blackstar

David

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