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TMWFTE soundtrack issued after 40 years

on August 16, 2016

 

“I found my thrill”

 

To celebrate STUDIOCANAL’s 40th Anniversary 4K release, UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) will be releasing for the very first time in any format, the original movie soundtrack containing music by John Phillips of The Mamas & The Papas fame (who composed specifically for the film), and Stomu Yamash’ta.

 

Back in 1976 when the Pan paperback of the Walter Tevis novel The Man Who Fell To Earth was published, the back cover stated: Album available on RCA.

 

The reason that record never came to be is a whole other story, and one that is covered in the beautiful 48-page

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WCIBN? Album Focus: Diamond Dogs - Day 1

on August 15, 2016

 

“Diamond Dogs rule, OK...”

 

In the run up to the release of the David Bowie - Who Can I Be Now? (1974 – 1976) box set, we’ll be running a week by week album focus for the LPs contained within it.

We’re starting with Diamond Dogs today and what better way to kick off proceedings than having a listen to this 1974 masterpiece.

 

#WCIBNBox  #WhoCanIBeNowBox  #BowieDiamondDogs

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Happy Sixteenth Birthday to Lexi

on August 15, 2016

 

“Fill your heart with love today, Don’t play the game of time”

 

We’re sure you will all want to join us in wishing many happy returns of the day to Alexandria Zahra Jones on her 16th birthday.

Lexi, as she’s known to her friends and family, is pictured here with her parents as a new-born baby back in 2000.

The main pic is of her father in 1963, an ambitious 16-year-old himself with a particularly bright future ahead of him.

Happy Birthday Lexi, here’s wishing you love ‘n stuff from everybody here.

 

#HappyBirthdayLexi  #Lexi16  #LexiLove

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TMWFTE for #SaveCurzonSoho campaign

on August 14, 2016

 

“Bright lights, Soho...”

 

Curzon Soho presents a special screening of The Man Who Fell To Earth on its opening night (September 9th 2016), as part of the #SaveCurzonSoho campaign.

A special guest will introduce the film and DJs will play Bowie and related music in the bar afterwards.

Early birds may wish to join the David Bowie Is Walking in Soho group beforehand.

The walk starts at 4.30pm, to end in time to catch The Man Who Fell To Earth at 6.30pm at Curzon Soho.

The tour is guided by Geoffrey Marsh, Director Of Theatre at the V&A and curator of the record-breaking 2013 David Bowie Is

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Gavin Evans’ Trinity Exhibition in Berlin

on August 13, 2016

 

“Way back in West Berlin” *

 

Following today’s opening event, Gavin Evans’ The Trinity Exhibition (Bowie, Pop and Cave) opens properly tomorrow, August 14th.

It’s likely that you know more of Gavin's Bowie pictures than you realise. See a small sample for yourself here.

Here’s the official blurb for the exhibition, which runs right through till October 30th...

 

David Bowie, Iggy Pop and Nick Cave - three Zeitguys that Berlin changed and changed Berlin photographed by Gavin Evans.

“British photographer Gavin Evans doesn't just take portraits, he captures his subjects unlike anyone else.

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