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Fame is next 40th Anniversary Picture Disc

on April 26, 2015

 

“Fame, What's your name?”

 

You must be getting the hang of this by now and will have realised some time ago that the next limited David Bowie 7" picture disc will be the 40th anniversary edition of Fame.

Originally issued in the UK on Friday July 18th 1975, this 40th anniversary disc will be released 40 years and 6 days on from that date, on Friday July 24th 2015.

Fame was the second 45 released from the Young Americans album and it gave Bowie his first #1 single when it reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100.

Here follows the full details.

 

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Changes stays at #1 - Kingdom Come up to #3

on April 26, 2015

 

“Time may change me, But I can't trace time“

 

Great to hear the news that you people have kept both of David Bowie’s RSD single releases in the Top Three of the latest UK Official Vinyl Singles Chart.

Changes remains at #1 for a second week after entering the chart at the top spot upon release, while Kingdom Come has moved up one place to #3.

Thanks folks, it’s appreciated.

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Holy Holy Live album and Japanese shows info

on April 23, 2015

 

“And they were alright, the band was altogether”

 

Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey’s Holy Holy with Glenn Gregory and Steve Norman are set to release a live double CD version of the entire The Man Who Sold The World album and a set of other live Bowie favourites.

Special guests on the album include Marc Almond singing After All and Watch That Man - the latter as a duet with Glenn Gregory - Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, drummer Dylan Howe and style icon Daphne Guinness.

The album was recorded live at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in September 2014 and was produced and mixed by Tony Visconti

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David Bowie praises Lou Reed’s masterpiece

on April 20, 2015

 

“Just about the best you can hear“

 

Lulu, the 2011 collaboration between Lou Reed and Metallica, certainly had more than its fair share of detractors. However, it transpires that the album does have a particularly enthusiastic fan in David Bowie.

This information was shared with the audience at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday night (April 18), when Lou Reed’s widow, Laurie Anderson, gave a speech in tribute of her late husband.

Here’s an excerpt from it...

 

“One of his last projects was his album with Metallica, and this was really challenging, and I have a hard time with it.

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Changes straight in at #1 - Kingdom Come in at #4

on April 20, 2015

 

“Oh, look out you rock 'n rollers“

 

Congratulations are due to David Bowie with the news that both his RSD single releases have entered the Top Five in the latest UK Official Vinyl Singles Chart.

Changes has gone straight in at #1, while Kingdome come has also entered the chart at #4.

This news is hot on the heels of last week’s announcement that Life On Mars? has been recognised as the best-selling vinyl single of the decade so far by The Official Charts Company (OCC) in the UK.

Despite being a BBC Radio1 Single Of The Week, Changes didn’t enter the UK singles chart at all on its original

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