David and Moby at rehearsals for the 2001 Tibet House Benefit. Image: Tony Visconti.
I'll keep a friend serene.
Favourite Musician : Launch : 04/10/02
Among a multitude of online and off-line stories covering David's agreement to join Moby's Area: Two tour (04/10/02 NEWS: BOWIE CONFIRMED FOR AREA: TWO), there is this one from Launch.com, in which Moby "tells LAUNCH that he has great respect and affinity for Bowie: "We're fairly close friends. We meet up fairly often. He's my favorite musician of the 20th century. Having anything to do with him is always great to me.""
Inspiration : DuranDuran.com : 04/11/02
At DuranDuran.com, in response to a question from a fan, Nick Rhodes had this to say about David. "When John and I first heard David Bowie, he was certainly an inspiration for us to become musicians. To my mind, without doubt, he created the most interesting and compelling catalogue of 70s music. (bonster)
Revolutionary : PR Newswire : 04/10/02 PR Newswire has this story about "The first public application of the revolutionary iLoveTV broadcasting/web convergence technology on the Documentary Channel.... During a broadcast of "Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart", viewers were able to receive a wealth of new information directly relating to the documentary in the form of live web pages synchronized to the film. The pages included links to pages about the documentary's producer, and also Andy Warhol, David Bowie and David Byrne.
Better 'Furniture' : NME : 04/05/02
A large number of music news pages also covered the latest 'Heathen' press release. (04/05/02 NEWS: MORE 'HEATHEN' DETAILS). This one, from NME, might make you smile... "French duo Air have supplied a remix of ?A Better Furniture?." We look forward to NME's coverage of 'Bowie: The Ikea Concept Album' including the tracks 'Everyone Says DIY', 'Sunday Opening', and 'Matching'.