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Bowie - Legacy vinyl out today

on January 06, 2017

 

Bowie - Legacy is out now on 2 x 180g audiophile gatefold vinyl. A limited edition versions include two 12” prints of Bowie. The album features 20 of Bowie’s finest tracks and a previously unreleased 2016 mix of Life On Mars? by Ken Scott.

 

#BowieLegacy  #BowieLOM  

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Sound And Vision is next 40th anniversary picture disc

on January 02, 2017

 

“Don’t you wonder sometimes”

 

Originally released on Friday February 11th 1977 in the UK, Friday February 10th 2017 sees the release of the next David Bowie limited edition 40th anniversary picture disc on Parlophone, Sound And Vision.

 

A #3 UK hit for Bowie in 1977 when it was released as the first single from the timeless classic Low, Sound And Vision was unorthodox in that the lead vocal didn’t appear until half way through the song.

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★ album dominates end of year polls

on January 01, 2017

 

“The toppest top of all the tops”

 

On this first day of January last year, we reminded you of the imminent release of David Bowie’s ★ album.

 

Exactly a year later, as we begin 2017, here’s a list of just how well ★ fared in end-of-year polls. Each group is listed alphabetically.

 

 

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★#1 = 23 placings

 

#1 - A.V. Club's 20 Best Albums of 2016 - A.V. Club

#1 - Double J's 50 Best Albums of 2016 - Double J

#1 - Drowned in Sound's 16 Favorite Albums of 2016 - Drowned in Sound

#1 - Gigwise's 51 Best Albums of 2016 - Gigwise

#1 - Les

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Lazarus video picture exclusive...One year ago today

on December 25, 2016

 

Hard to grasp that we posted this exclusive Lazarus video still a whole year ago today...

 

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Lazarus video picture exclusive

 

“Look up here, I’m in heaven”

 

Happy Holidays!

 

 

#LazarusSingle  #LazarusVideo  #LazarusBowie  #Imablackstar  #Blackstar  

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"Heroes" on Bing Crosby's 1977 Christmas special

on December 24, 2016

 

“Just for one day”

 

Inspired by Iman’s “Happy Holidays!” message yesterday, we needed no other encouragement to celebrate once more, David Bowie’s appearance on Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas TV Special.

 

Broadcast 39 years ago today in the UK (Christmas Eve 1977, November 30th 1977 in the US), the show was recorded in Elstree just outside London in the UK on September 11th, 1977.

 

Notable for the wonderfully bizarre, but nevertheless beautiful David Bowie and Bing Crosby duet of Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy, the TV special also contained an oft-overlooked performance of

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