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Bowie Records Tribute To Anthony Newley

on March 31, 2003

And I say to myself you're a fool, fool, fool...

David Bowie has contributed a brand new recording to a tribute album in honour of the late Anthony Newley. The song, What Kind Of Fool Am I?, was recorded during sessions for David's next album, and was produced by Tony Visconti, who had this to say about the recording of the track:

It really was quite a touching session. David clearly has a genuine affection for the song, and it's an emotional rendition which boasts one of his very best vocal performances, ever.

Of course, DB is no stranger to the song, he used to perform it live back in the

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Ziggy Stardust Motion Picture Vinyl Winners

on March 31, 2003

Well, the joint was rocking, Going round 'n' round...

More wrong answers than right on this one. For a chance to win the ultra rare copy #10 of the limited red vinyl double album Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars - The Motion Picture, we asked you:

What were the tracks, (featuring guitarist Jeff Beck) that didn't make the final cut of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars - The Motion Picture?

The majority of you correctly stated The Jean Genie, and many of you even pointed out that this particular version also included a diversion into The Beatles' Love Me Do. But, many of you

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Win A Copy Of Mask's Bowie Book - With Foreword By Db

on March 28, 2003

"Does my face show some kind of glow?"
David Bowie by Myriam Santos-Kayda.

You gotta act tall, think big, if you wanna make a mark in her book...

Those of you that attended the New York Marathon run of five Bowie shows last year, may have noticed BowieNetter Mask darting around at the front, snapping away with her Brownie. Her privilege was extended offstage to rehearsals before the tour, rehearsals at the venues, backstage preshow and backstage post show, and now she has collected together a record of her incredible experience in a new photo book.

Apart from Mask's pictures, (whom I shall

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on March 27, 2003

Living in lies by the railway line...

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the 1993 mini-series The Buddha Of Suburbia, BBC 4 (UK) will be showing the whole series over two nights next week. Here's an extract from the BBC's webpage:

On The Buddha of Suburbia's tenth anniversary it's difficult to appreciate the controversy and moral furore which this adaptation of Hanif Kureishi's debut novel provoked. It's drenched in drugs and sex, which everybody seemed to enjoy, but Kureishi's insistence on creating characters who were not simply social ciphers proved more contentious.

The show airs at