David Bowie - The Next Day

David Bowie - The Next Day

Just what is it you people want from David Bowie? Whatever it is, you want it hard, and it’s not just the 10 dormant years in which every slight tremor of activity has been pounced on and devoured that charges his return with rapture of...

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David Bowie - 'Where Are We Now?'

David Bowie - 'Where Are We Now?'

It's David Bowie's birthday today. So what does he do? Only gift the world his first single in ten years and announce a new album. You can hear 'Where Are We Now?' at davidbowie.com and download it at iTunes. His 25th (!) album 'The Next Day'...

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David Bowie

David Bowie

As a rule, live albums are terrible: every live Stones album, Zep’s ‘The Song Remains The Same’ and, topping the putrid pile, Bowie’s live albums (and you – yes, the thin white dude at the back – can put your hand down: you’re...

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Bowie, David : Stage

Bowie, David : Stage

1978 was a long time ago. In 1978, a former folkie, turned cross-dressing pop-rock belter, turned alien sex fiend, turned cocaine-cadaverous soul crooner, turned Berlin-bound, cleaned-up synth-obsessive could take to the stage of Manhattan’s...

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Isle Of Wight Festival : Newport Seaclose Park

Isle Of Wight Festival : Newport Seaclose Park

In 1970, 600,000 tripping hippies tore down the Isle Of Wight festival's perimeter fence so that they didn't have to pay to see Jimi Hendrix 's penultimate gig. Then Who ripped through a three-hour set in the early hours and trashed the stage. In...

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Bowie, David : Heathen

Bowie, David : Heathen

Finally binning the zeitgeist-mounting personas that have both defined and haunted his career, Bowie 's 25th studio album sees our original friend electric embark upon a largely unaffected anniversary waltz through the velvet-lined vaults of his...

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Paris Elysee Montmartre

Paris Elysee Montmartre

"I can't let an opportunity like this go by without doing one Tin Machine song." Oi! Bowie ! Noooooo! It was all going so swimmingly too. Here at the European launch of 'hours...' , his most commercially successful album for...

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Hours...

Hours...

One wonders just what David Bowie expects to find on the Internet. www.GucciPourHomme.com? www.burroughsianlyriculike.com? or possibly www.rentacredpopstarmate.co.uk? Or perhaps the great man is convinced that there is some great secret...

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Bowie, David : Thursday's child

Bowie, David : Thursday's child

Bowie starts this, his first single from his 23rd album. This starts off all swaying synths and chart ballad material before the great warbler himself comes in. And yikes! It's Gary Barlow !!! With female singers whispering the chorus and...

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Station To Station/Low/Heroes/Stage

Station To Station/Low/Heroes/Stage

HE MIGHT HAVE FLOATED himself on the stock market recently, but there was a time when David Bowie was close to the zeitgeist. In 1976, he introduced himself as The Thin White Duke and managed somehow, unlike his peers, not to totally...

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