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NYC David Bowie Day Proclamation

on January 21, 2016

 

“I'll take you to New York, It's the place that I know well…”

 

Yesterday we told you about January 20, 2016 being proclaimed DAVID BOWIE DAY in New York City by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The proclamation was read last night at the curtain call of the final performance of the sold-out run of Lazarus, the New York Theater Workshop production conceived and co-created by Bowie.

Here’s a bigger version of the proclamation itself, if you can’t read the one on this page.

 

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Q’s David Bowie: A Celebration out Friday

on January 21, 2016

 

“Far out from the sad eyes, Strange, mad celebration”

 

The March issue of Q magazine (Q356) is celebrating David Bowie with a 35-page study of his recorded music. Here’s a bit from the site.

 

“We had almost completed work on our David Bowie retrospective when the shocking news of his death from cancer grimly greeted the dawn of 11 January,” writes Q’s Features Editor Ted Kessler, introducing the 35-page celebration of David Bowie in our new issue, on sale from Friday (22 January).

“Our original mission was to tell the story behind each of his albums, designed to lend context and

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David Bowie Day declared in NY as ★ hits #1 worldwide

on January 20, 2016


“New York’s in love…”

 

DAVID BOWIE ★ FIRST #1 U.S. ALBUM TOPS CHARTS WORLDWIDE INCLUDING THE UK, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, FRANCE, GERMANY, JAPAN & MORE
 
January 20, 2016 Proclaimed DAVID BOWIE DAY in New York City

 
David Bowie’s 28th album ★ has entered at #1 in more than 20 territories including the US, UK, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland since its January 8, 2016 release on ISO/Columbia/RCA Records.
 
Coincidentally, ★, released on Bowie’s 69th birthday,

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BEAT celebrates Bowie for fifth anniversary

on January 20, 2016

 

“Well, ain't that poster love?”

 

For those of you not already familiar with it, BEAT is an independently published quarterly music magazine and they have just published their 5th Anniversary Issue, Special Poster Edition featuring David Bowie.

Those of you of a certain age will remember Bowie’s ISOLAR tour programmes of 1976 and 1978, printed on newspaper stock. This double-size edition is akin to those in terms of size and paper stock.

The 40-page, colour and black and white, A2 publication (huge) folds out into an impressive A1 (massive) and the bowie content amounts to 9 x A2 portraits,

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Lazarus single enters Billboard Top 40

on January 19, 2016

 

“Now ain’t that just like me”

 

David Bowie’s Lazarus single has entered the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 Single chart in the US, giving him his first top 40 hit on the chart in more than 28 years.

He also re-enters with two other titles while taking over a record 21 of the 50 positions on the Hot Rock Songs chart.

Check out this Billboard piece for more facts and figures.

Thanks once more to everybody who has helped Bowie achieve this chart success.

 

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