All of my life I've tried so hard, Doing my best with what I had...
Music Week honoured success across the music business at its annual awards show held at the Grosvenor Hotel, in London on Thursday night. Catalogue release of the year was awarded to EMI for Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars - original motion picture soundtrack. Our good friend, Nigel Reeve, (second from right in picture above) accepted the award along with Jo Brooks and Darrin Evans from EMI Catalogue. As I'm sure you'll all agree, it's a well-deserved award for a great campaign and a brilliant piece of packaging.
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David has just come off stage at the Indoor Stadium in Singapore. I'm afraid all I have to report at the moment is the short, but sweet, set. Thanx to handsome Nick B for sending the officially confirmed 24-song set list:
Singapore March 4th 2004
01 Rebel Rebel 02 New Killer Star 03 Fame 04 Cactus 05 All The Young Dudes 06 China Girl 07 Battle For Britain (The Letter) 08 The Loneliest Guy 09 The Man Who Sold The World 10 Afraid 11 Sunday 12 Heathen (The Rays) 13 Under Pressure 14 Life On Mars? 15 Looking For Water 16 Quicksand 17 Days 18 Ashes To Ashes 19 I'm Afraid of
Just to remind you that tickets for David's headline appearance at the OXEGEN festival on Sunday July 11th, go on sale tomorrow. (02.18.2004 NEWS: SUMMER 2004 UPDATE - TWO MORE DATES ANNOUNCED)
Tickets priced ?59.50 (one day), ?110 (two day) and ?130 (two day including camping) go on sale on Friday 5th March at 9:00am, local time. All ticket prices include booking fee and are available as follows:
In person: from 82 Ticketmaster outlets nationwide or 24hr hotlines: Tel: (ROI) 0818 719 300 (NI) 0870 243 4455 Buy online:www.ticketmaster.ie
I first got a sniff of this one over a year ago when I came into possession of a promo CD of some of David's Deram era recordings. Two and a half years in the making, Jamilla Naji's Musical Storyland presents David Bowie?s music in a sing-a-long children?s book and CD that aims to entertain and educates young readers.
I asked Jamilla about the project and why this particular area of David's career inspired her to release this book of charming illustrations accompanied by a ten-track CD of some of the earliest Bowie work: