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Dot Music's First 'on Demand' Classic Artist Feature

on March 26, 2003

You're always first on the line...

Top of the list yesterday at Dot Music News was the launch of their exclusive and very first, multimedia 'on demand' classic artist feature. They say:

You don't need an excuse to celebrate David Bowie but to coincide with the Ziggy Stardust releases, we're launching a Bowie special - our first classic artist feature.

They offer downloads, their 'Ultimate Top 10', an 'Alternative Top 10' and five recommended albums. You can watch three tracks from The Ziggy Motion Picture DVD, and listen to continuous streaming Bowie hits.

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Exclusive Db Track For War Child Album

on March 26, 2003

Don't stay in a sad place, Where they don't care how you are...

David Bowie has donated an exclusive track to the War Child charity album, Hope. Due next month, the full line up for the release has not yet been confirmed, but we can exclusively reveal that the Bowie track will be the Metro remix radio edit of Everyone Says 'Hi'.

This version has only ever been released on the impossibly rare 12" promo that we told you about last month (02/01/03 NEWS: BOWIE ENTERS TOP 50 IN BILLBOARD DANCE/CLUB CHART) a copy of which recently sold on ebaY for $177! This is the first time on CD for the

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Aphex Twin Remix Of ''heroes'' Reissued

on March 25, 2003

We can be Heroes, for ever and ever...

Released in the US today (yesterday elsewhere) is the double CD Aphex Twin: 26 Mixes for Cash. This finally makes available, at a reasonable price, the Aphex Twin Remix of "Heroes". The track originally had a limited release in 1997 as a free 3" CD with Japanese pressings of the "Heroes" Symphony by Philip Glass. (See above)

Personally I love this version, I honestly think it's a beautiful re-working which marries together the original Bowie vocal with the Glass orchestral version, and then gets shoved in to the Aphex Twin blender by Richard D James.

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Ziggy Stardust Motion Picture Competition Winners

on March 23, 2003

Perhaps you're smiling now, smiling through this darkness...

OK - I'll get this one over quickly without prolonging the agony for you guys that want to rush out and buy the Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars - The Motion Picture, 30th anniversary special edition DVD and double CD, and indeed the numbered red vinyl soundtrack!

We asked you "From which song in the Ziggy Stardust Motion Picture is the silhouette of Ziggy in the image above taken from?"

Well, this certainly seemed to fox a fair few of you. In fact, almost half of you answered incorrectly.

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