A copy of the original RCA uncensored Diamond Dogs sleeve sold for an unbelievable sum on eBay today. Few of the legendary sleeves are thought to have survived and after a furious last-minute bidding frenzy the price of this particular one climbed to an astonishing US $8,988.00. This is thought to be the most ever paid for a record sleeve alone, as there wasn't even a copy of the album with it.
Pre-release publicity surrounding the Guy Peellaert painting, (that depicted Bowie as half-human half-canine) caused such a furore at the time that all but a
With Christmas just around the corner, you could do worse than go take a browse around the BowieStore for the ideal gifts for friends and family. Imagine dad with his very own Reality mug, mum in a full-length Reality fleece coat, a Diamond Dogs mousemat for your little brother and an Aladdin Sane zipper fleece jacket for your trendy teenage niece.
"Sod all that", I hear you collectively cry... "We want something for us, and we want it now!"
Well, the answer may be here with the very latest addition to the store, a BowieNet personalised plaque.
In the port of Amsterdam, There's a sailor who sings...
Among others, BowieNetter 051060 has kindly informed me of a change to David Bowie's scheduled appearance at the Arrow Rock Festival on June 11th. It seems that day of the festival has been cancelled and David will now play the same evening at the Amsterdam ArenA instead. Here's the info from the Arrow Rock Festival web site:
The concert of David Bowie, that was scheduled for Friday June 11th, had been rescheduled to a different location: the ArenA in Amsterdam.
Unfortunately we were not capable of completing the Friday programm to our