The year of the scavenger...
Diamond Dogs : Yahoo : 05/01/02
Kylie Minogue is currently one of the hottest tickets touring the UK. For disappointed fans unable to buy tickets, her Manchester Arena show is to be webcast this Saturday at 3.30PM EDT. Yahoo ran a story on Wednesday which included some details of her set. "Visuals for the show have been inspired by the worlds of "Dr Who," "Star Trek," Bowie's "Diamond Dogs," "A Clockwork Orange" and the New York underground dance scene of the 1980s." The Guardian, in a review of the show at Cardiff Arena, were complimentary overall, although slightly dubious of the evidence of this inspiration, saying: "the centrepiece of Bowie's 1974 shows.... was an enormous hydraulic blood-spurting penis - presumably an influence too far for Minogue's designers."
Making Pop History : LA Times : 04/25/02
The LA Times Pop music critic, Robert Hilburn has the following to say, in an article about the recent Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. "Pop music thrives on the discovery of exciting and original new artists--stepping into a club or arena and being so swept away by the artist's imagination and charisma that you feel a page in pop history is being turned. My own list of memorable first encounters includes David Bowie at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium ... " (bonster)
Thin Nude Becks : GQ : Out now
An almost-nude David Beckham had posed for a ground-breaking photoshoot in the current 'World Cup' issue of GQ, the UK magazine for men. Dylan Jones, editor and well known BowiePhile, is all excited. He has this to say, in an interview with 'This Is London' (The fashion)... "is really cutting edge ... he looks like David Bowie as the Thin White Duke".
'Win' : Sky Sports : Current
'Win' is the backing track for a new 'Sky Sports' football trailer. David sings "All you've got to do is win" over slow-motion football action, as captions offer advice on how to achieve success in the league. (SusanS)