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Pioneering and beautiful : Folha de SÃƒÂ£o Paulo : 12/3/01 In an article from one of Brazil's best known national newspapers, entitled 'Remixes Androginos', Shirley Manson of Garbage is profiled. Her new haircut is compared to one of David's styles, and the Garbage website, which offers the opportunity to remix one of the tracks from their latest album, is compared to the 'pioneiro e lindo' (pioneering and beautiful) Bowienet. They say "ItÃ‚Â´s good ideas like these that create a relationship between artists with the listener ? they feel they are part of the creation of the music - much more pleasing.? (welovedb)
Moulin Rouge : The Independent : 12/5/01 Moulin Rouge / Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film / Interscope Records, is chosen by the Independent newspaper as one of the Top Ten CD's of 2001. They say : If there's one thing Baz Luhrmann showed the world with his take on Romeo And Juliet, Ã‚Âand boy did he show us a lot, Ã‚Âit was that he is one of the true masters of linking music with vision. The use of the film's stars reaches its zenith in the Elephant Love Medley where Nicole and Ewan's characters get to spar through song.... That it all ends in a full-blown version of Bowie's Heroes will raise a lump from your stomach to your throat. Stirring stuff. This is music with a vision. Listen and all will be revealed.
TV Star : BBC Prime : Forthcoming BBC Prime is a world-wide satellite pay channel, which is offering a Bowie night on Dec 21st, including Bowie at the Beeb, A Little Later, and Cracked Actor. Check it out and see whether your country is on the pull-down list. Further details are in our Bowienet Calendar. The site also includes a rather nice new biography, which has this to say as an introduction. "In a world full of musical wannabes, few genuine legends live on. One such glittering star continues to create unique magic, spellbind new generations and retain an untouchable air of effortless cool. Ladies and gentlemen, have you met Mr Jones?" Click the link to read the whole thing.
(contributors : welovedb, spaceface)