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Watch David Bowie's Noir-Inspired New Video

November 13, 2014

David Bowie's "Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)" has been given a suitably noirish new video directed by Tom Hingston and Jimmy King. Filmed in London and New York, the clip features the song's eerie lyrics, as well as footage of Bowie and...

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Hear David Bowie's Dizzying New Song

November 10, 2014

David Bowie will be putting out two newly recorded songs, "Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)" and "'Tis a Pity She Was a Whore," as both a digital single and 10-inch vinyl release this month. The latter track, a dizzying collage of chaotically arranged drums,...

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Watch the David Bowie Cover From 'American Horror Story'

October 9, 2014

It's a show that features conjoined twins, a boy with lobster hands and a terrifying, murderous clown, yet the strangest part of Wednesday night's American Horror Story: Freak Show premiere came when Jessica Lange's Elsa performed a rendition...

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New David Bowie Songs Featured on Career Compilation

September 9, 2014

David Bowie will release two new songs this fall along with a career-spanning compilation, Nothing Has Changed, which contains hits and previously unreleased tracks from his 50-year career. One of the new tracks, the nearly eight-minute-long "Sue (Or...

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David Bowie and Cher Duet

June 5, 2014

Before mashups jammed together songs that previously hadn't shared the same area code, people in search of cross-pollinating musical thrills had to make do with the Vegas-style medley. And in this six-and-a-half minute performance from November 1975,...

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Help Fund D.A. Pennebaker's Film About Animal Abuse

May 15, 2014

D. A. Pennebaker — the filmmaker behind the famed 1967 Bob Dylan documentary, Don't Look Back — and his longtime partner Chris Hegedus have started a Kickstarter to fund their latest project, Unlocking the Cage, which chronicles the work...

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David Bowie's 'Heroes' Reimagined by Janelle Monae

April 2, 2014

Ask Janelle Monae if she was scared or nervous to cover David Bowie's iconic "Heroes" as part of Pepsi's 2014 "Now Is What You Make It" campaign and the answer is blunt and resolute. 'Heroes' Makes Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All...

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Bowie Plays For Howard Stern

February 4, 2014

Howard Stern's 60th birthday concert at Hammerstein Ballroom last week was one of the great parties of the year, with incredible performances by John Fogerty, the Black Keys, Dave Grohl and Steven Tyler with surprise guest Slash. That's not even mentioning...

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Bowie, Arctic Monkeys Up for BRIT Awards

January 9, 2014

The BRIT Awards nominations are out, and it's a good year for newcomers. Disclosure and Bastille lead the pack with four nods each, and the dance-pop groups will face off against each other in all of their categories: British Breakthrough Act, British...

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5 Things We Learned at the Amazing 'David Bowie Is' Exhibit

September 23, 2014

Over his multi-dimensional, culture-encompassing five-decade career, David Bowie has proved himself many things: glamorous rock star, sultry singer, boundary-pushing performance artist, sexual icon. But upon experiencing David Bowie Is – the massive...

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Gary Oldman Goes Off on Political Correctness in New Interview

June 24, 2014

Gary Oldman held nothing back in a wild interview with Playboy, where he expounded on everything from reality TV to political correctness to his defense of controversy-prone actors Mel Gibson and Alec Baldwin. It's enough to put John Mayer's 2010 fiasco...

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Watch David Bowie Explain Ziggy Stardust

May 19, 2014

"I never really felt like a rock singer or a rock star or whatever," David Bowie said about his Ziggy Stardust period in a 1988 interview. "Now I realize that from '72 through to about '76, I was the ultimate rock star. I couldn't have been more rock...

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BRIT Awards 2014's 10 Essential Moments

February 19, 2014

Arctic Monkeys and One Direction were the big winners at the 2014 BRIT Awards in London tonight, taking home two gongs apiece. Unlike last year's slick-but-uncontroversial show, the 2014 event occasionally harked back to the unpredictability of the BRITs'...

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David Bowie Reissuing 'Rebel Rebel'

January 14, 2014

Next month marks the 40th anniversary of David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel," and Parlophone Records will mark the occasion by reissuing the single as a limited edition 7" picture disc. The A-side will feature the original single mix of the song, which has never...

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David Bowie Thinks Lorde Is the Future

January 3, 2014

Just about everyone fell for Lorde and her infectious debut Pure Heroine last year, including one David Bowie. In an interview with Rookie Magazine, the newly minted pop star took a moment to reveal a few of the recent spoils of her success, including...

2013

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Bowie Wishes You Happy New Year as Elvis

December 26, 2013

It's been a phenomenal year for David Bowie, starting back in January, when he announced his comeback album, The Next Day. Although fans didn't get any concerts, Bowie was all over our screens this year, with a multitude of videos, remixes and ad campaigns....

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David Bowie Confronts War

December 5, 2013

David Bowie doesn't hide his meaning in the video for "I'd Rather Be High (Venetian Remix)," a track from The Next Day Extra edition of Bowie's first new album in a decade. The singer pairs fearful lyrics about the realities of war with vintage footage...

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See Trent Reznor's Favorite Album of 2013

December 19, 2013

If Trent Reznor were making a top 10 list for 2013, it's a good bet the Nine Inch Nails frontman would put David Bowie's latest album The Next Day at Number One. "He's proved himself so many times that I sit back and trust him," Reznor told The Hollywood...

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"Like a Rocket Man"

November 15, 2013

David Bowie is no stranger to songs about space, drugs or spooky girls – but he tops himself with "Like a Rocket Man." It's one of the great bonus tracks added to the deluxe version of his latest album; it's a slinky guitar shuffle where he quotes...

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