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KOW picture disc and S&V Box out now

on September 23, 2014


“It’s no secret”


Released yesterday in the UK and today in the US are both the reissued Sound + Vision 4CD set and the Knock On Wood (KOW) 40th Anniversary picture disc.

The exclusive KOW picture disc and T-shirt bundle is still available here.

However, the KOW bundle which included an exclusive commemorative ticket stub replica from Bowie’s 1974 concert at the Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, has now completely sold out.

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Sue single update plus cover artwork revealed

on September 22, 2014


“Was loving her such a crime...”


As we told you a couple of weeks back, Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime), will be released as a limited edition 10” single and digital download in the UK on Monday, November 17th. (In the US the single will be released as a Black Friday 2014 exclusive 10” on November 28th.)

Here’s the tracklisting for both the physical and digital download formats.


10” UK Catalogue Number: 10RDB2014



A/ 1. Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) (7.24)

B/ 1. 'Tis A Pity She Was A Whore (5.27)

     2. Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) (radio edit) (4.01)



1. Sue (Or In A Season

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Simon Critchley and Rick Moody discuss Lodger

on September 21, 2014


“Yassassin - I’m not a moody guy”


There’s a great piece over on wherein; “A David Bowie critic and an obsessive battle over maddening brilliance of Lodger”.

In other words, Simon Critchley and Rick Moody discuss “Bowie's 1979 masterpiece, Lodger, and the way pop music mutates and deepens over time”, via this lengthy and fascinating email exchange.

If you’re not familiar with their work but think you’ve heard the names before, then that’s because you probably have.

Rick Moody is the chap who exclusively managed to get Bowie to talk about The Next Day last year, in the shape of a

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Good Luck to Holy Holy in London tonight

on September 17, 2014


“I was going, round and round, the Highbury Garage...”


The chap on the left in our picture will be performing songs written by the bloke on the right at the first of four UK shows this evening.

Good luck to Tony Visconti and his merry men, AKA Holy Holy, for the sold out show at The Garage in London tonight, and indeed, at the remaining performances of The Man Who Sold The World in Sheffield, Glasgow and again in London at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire. All three of which have available tickets.

Check out the Holy Holy FB page for more info.

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MOV to reissue David Bowie’s Peter and the Wolf

on September 17, 2014


“And Peter tried to climb aboard”


David Bowie narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf is reissued as a numbered limited edition red/gold mixed vinyl (illustration here is a guide only) via RCA/Music On Vinyl on October 23rd.

Originally released thirty six years ago in 1978 on the RCA Red Seal label, the music is performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy.

Bowie apparently recorded the Prokofiev favourite as a Christmas present for his seven-year-old son, Zowie (AKA film director Duncan Jones), and this reissue comes in good time to brighten up the festive season