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Db Talks Ronnie And Reality With Rolling Stone

on July 15, 2003

The original Apple 45 of Try Some, Buy Some by Ronnie Spector. It's got Beatles
all over it you know! Single borrowed from the jealously-guarded Blammo vaults.

Way back in time, Someone said try some, I tried some...

The next issue of Rolling Stone, which is due to hit the streets on July 18th, has an interview with David regarding the recording of Reality and the songs thereon. Here's an excerpt from the piece by David Peisner regarding the above 45, which proves DB certainly knows his rock history:

"Try Some, Buy Some" is a relatively faithful remake of an obscure Ronnie Spector/George

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Bowieart.com Film Night

on July 15, 2003

See the artist Oriana Fox in Our Bodies, Ourselves at the Bowieart film night.

Dancing with the big Boy...

The very lovely Beth over at Bowieart.com has sent me details of Bowieart's participation in this years Portobello Film Festival. Entry to all events is free, and here follows an excerpt from the press release, the whole of which can be read over at Bowieart.com news:

Get yourself prepared for the film festival which is unlike any other.

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Bowie Glasgow Show Sells Out In 90 Minutes!

on July 14, 2003

You want more and you want it fast...

Christopher Claire of Scotland on Sunday yesterday reported that David Bowie's Glasgow show sold out in just 90 minutes. Here's an excerpt from the online piece which you can reach by clicking on the image above:

Fans of David Bowie have snapped up almost 10,000 tickets for the singer?s only Scottish show, making it a sell-out in just 90 minutes. Hundreds of fans queued for hours to get their hands on the £48 and £36 tickets, which went on sale at Glasgow?s Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre on Friday.

Officials from the venue said the show

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Ed Harcourt Recovers Heroes On The Bbc

on July 13, 2003

We can do "Heroes", Just for one day... (not including repeats)

Ed Harcourt has performed a great version of David Bowie's "Heroes" on the BBC's new series of the excellent Re:Covered TV show here in the UK. Ed preceded the song with a version of his own Watching The Sun Come Up from his brilliant last album, From Every Sphere, and when asked why he chose "Heroes" he revealed this connection between the two songs:

I just thought it would be quite cheeky because I think the song that I did just now was kind of inspired by that song...so I thought well I might as well be a little bit cheeky.

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Bowie On Cover Of Soma

on July 13, 2003

Leather, leather everywhere...

BowieNetter David Bowie very kindly tipped me off about this one. Out now, Vol. 17 Issue 5 of the American magazine SOMA features the rather tasty shot of David above, plus a six-page feature, entitled Post-Modern Love, which includes four new Frank Ockenfels shots.

You may recognise this faithful old leather jacket from the Glass Spider promotional campaign, and, indeed, from some of last year's New York shows. BowieNet members can view a larger version of the cover by clicking on it... Boy, is David Bowie gonna look the coolest man on Earth forever or what?!

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