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New Studio Album To Be Released September 15th 2003

on July 21, 2003

David Bowie announced today the details of his 26th studio album 'REALITY' that will be released in the Autumn to coincide with his first world tour in almost a decade.

'REALITY' is due for release on Iso/Columbia Records on September 15th, just prior to Bowie beginning his highly anticipated sold out European tour, which will commence on October 7th in Copenhagen and comes to a close in Glasgow on November 28th.

The eleven track album was recorded in New York over the past few months with the highly acclaimed band that performed on the 'Heathen' mini tour of last year, including

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Reality Press Release Includes New Bowie Quotes

on July 21, 2003

And the papers want to know...

A press release regarding the Reality tour and album has been issued today. You'll be able to read the whole thing later today by clicking on the album cover above, which links directly to the Press Release section on BowieNet.

Meanwhile, here are a couple of excerpts from the press release to whet your appetite:

Bowie describes the sound of the record as 'Built to play live' and more intriguingly as being 'A bit thrusty'.

Expanding on that, David commented on the themes contained within the album: ?Nothing more complicated than a collection of songs, many

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Exclusive New Journal From Db... It's A Longun'!

on July 20, 2003

Just a few of DB's listening recommendations so far this year. BowieNetters can read more about
one of these particular bands in his latest, lengthy journal, by clicking on the cover of their choice!

So I've been writing just for you...

David enjoyed an evening out with a few friends last week, and frankly, it was all a bit of a Blur. Read about this and more in today's exclusive BowieNet journal, which BowieNetters can reach by clicking on one of David's favourite albums so far this year, above.

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Db On Vh1's '200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons'

on July 20, 2003

Wondrous beings chained to life...

The latest new series of shows from VH1's '100 Greatest...' specials features their take on 'The 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons'. Here's what they have to say:

The 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons is wide in scope, accounting for television characters (Gilligan and Miss Piggy) cartoon crazies (Bugs Bunny and Scooby Doo), Hollywood heroes (Rock Hudson and Jim Carrey), and of course rock stars... Each will be the subject of a pithy profile that's sure to reveal new tidbits of info while reminding you of their subject's longstanding cultural significance.

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Mos Def And Db Feature In Complex Magazine

on July 18, 2003

A Complex fashion...

The new issue of American magazine Complex (August/September 03) has a Mos Def and David Bowie cover feature with a seven-page article and a new photo session. The piece is entitled 'The Style Council' and the blurb for it runs thus: Renaissance Men DB and Moss Def Chop It Up About Fame Fashion and the Pursuit Of Happiness.

David kindly gave us this exclusive quote regarding his encounter with Mos Def:

"I was knocked out by Mos. He is so on the ball and has a wide perspective of where he is and where he wants to go. Top man.

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