Tag: David Bowie

New releases: Erasure, Information Society, Thompson Twins, David Bowie

New releases: Erasure, Information Society, Thompson Twins, David Bowie

This wee’s new releases include brand-new studio albums form Erasure (‘The Violet Flame’) and the Information Society (‘_hello world’), plus a new collection of remixes and rarities from the Thompson Twins, and a reissue of David Bowie’s seminal box set ‘Sound + Vision.’

New releases: Coil and Nine Inch Nails, plus David Bowie, The Stranglers reissues

New releases: Coil and Nine Inch Nails, plus David Bowie, The Stranglers reissues

This week’s new releases include an EP of Nine Inch Nails remixes done by Coil, plus reissues of three Stranglers albums from the ’80s and a live record, as well as the first-ever vinyl pressing of David Bowie’s 2003 album, ‘Reality,’ from the Music on Vinyl label.

In Q&A, Morrissey reveals plans for new album, novel — plus failed David Bowie duet

In Q&A, Morrissey reveals plans for new album, novel — plus failed David Bowie duet

In a wide-ranging new Q&A with fans, Morrissey reveals that he’s about to start recording a new album, he’s midway through writing his first novel and that he once tried and failed to get David Bowie to record a duet of the Righteous Brothers’ “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin.'”

Contest: Win a David Bowie ‘The Next Day’ 6-disc CD/DVD/10-inch vinyl prize pack

Contest: Win a David Bowie ‘The Next Day’ 6-disc CD/DVD/10-inch vinyl prize pack

To help celebrate the huge comeback this year from the legendary David Bowie — not to mention the recent reissue of his widely acclaimed current album The Next Day with five new songs and a pair of remixes added on — we’ve got a killer prize back to award to one very lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader in the U.S.

New releases: David Bowie’s ‘The Next Day’ reissue, plus audiophile XTC and new Melvins

New releases: David Bowie’s ‘The Next Day’ reissue, plus audiophile XTC and new Melvins

This week’s new releases include an expanded 2CD/1DVD reissue of David Bowie’s 7-month-old album ‘The Next Day,’ featuring five brand-new songs, plus an audiophile reissue of XTC’s ‘Nonsuch’ with multiple new mixes, and a new studio album, ‘Tres Cabrones,’ from The Melvins.

David Bowie debuts puppet-filled video for ‘Love is Lost’ (James Murphy Remix)

David Bowie debuts puppet-filled video for ‘Love is Lost’ (James Murphy Remix)

With David Bowie reissuing his new album The Next Day next week — a mere seven months after its release — in an expanded three-disc set, he took the opportunity to drop a Halloween surprise: a creepy, puppet-filled video for LCD Soundsystem mastermind James Murphy’s remix of “Love is Lost.”

Contest: Win David Bowie’s ‘Sorrow’ 40th anniversary 7-inch picture disc

Contest: Win David Bowie’s ‘Sorrow’ 40th anniversary 7-inch picture disc

October sees the release of a new 7-inch picture disc commemorating the 40th anniversary of David Bowie’s single “Sorrow” — a cover of a 1965 song by The McCoys that became a hit when The Merseys recorded it the following year — and we’ve got copies to give away to 5 lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs readers.

Video: David Bowie, ‘Valentine’s Day’ — fourth single off ‘The Next Day’

Video: David Bowie, ‘Valentine’s Day’ — fourth single off ‘The Next Day’

David Bowie tonight debuted the music video for the fourth single off his surprise comeback album The Next Day, and, this time, instead of enlisting high-grade acting talent like Tilda Swinton, Gary Goldman or Marion Cotillard, the Thin White Duke has opted to go it alone.

Video: ‘David Bowie: Five Years’ — watch full 90-minute BBC documentary

Video: ‘David Bowie: Five Years’ — watch full 90-minute BBC documentary

Britain’s BBC Two last weekend aired a new, 90-minute documentary by Francis Whatley called “David Bowie: Five Years” that, as its title suggests, examines five key years in the Thin White Duke’s career (the years in question all fall between 1971 to 1983. Watch the whole thing thanks to Videodrome Discothèque.

Video: Astronaut Chris Hadfield covers David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ in space

Video: Astronaut Chris Hadfield covers David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ in space

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield today handed over command of the International Space Station ahead of his planned return to Earth on Monday — and then sent a truly amazing farewell message in the form of a cover of David Bowie’s classic “Space Oddity” that he recorded on the space station.

Video: David Bowie, ‘The Next Day’ — starring Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard and a lot of blood

Video: David Bowie, ‘The Next Day’ — starring Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard and a lot of blood

David Bowie tonight debuted the video for the third single off his from-out-of-nowhere album The Next Day, following up the Tilda Swinton-starring clip for “The Stars (Ar Out Tonight)” with a video for the album’s title track that stars Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard, and features heavy religious iconography and the stigmata.

New releases: Alison Moyet, Killing Joke, David Bowie, Wonder Stuff, Blow Monkeys

New releases: Alison Moyet, Killing Joke, David Bowie, Wonder Stuff, Blow Monkeys

This week’s new releases include a brand-new studio album from former Yazoo singer Alison Moyet, plus a new singles collection from Killing Joke, a five-disc box set of Berlin-era albums from David Bowie and the U.S. releases of the latest records from The Wonder Stuff and The Blow Monkeys.

New releases: Ian McCulloch, Flaming Lips, Meat Puppets, Replacements, Dead Can Dance

New releases: Ian McCulloch, Flaming Lips, Meat Puppets, Replacements, Dead Can Dance

This week’s new releases include the new 2CD set from Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch, plus new albums from The Flaming Lips and Meat Puppets, plus a live Dead Can Dance album, a Simple Minds best-of, a reissue of David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane and the vinyl release of The Replacements’ ‘Songs For Slim.’

New releases: David Bowie, TV Mania, Jellyfish, The Pogues, Pixies, Cabaret Voltaire

New releases: David Bowie, TV Mania, Jellyfish, The Pogues, Pixies, Cabaret Voltaire

This week’s new releases include the first new David Bowie album in a decade, a “lost album” from Duran Duran spinoff TV Mania, a 2CD set of Jellyfish instrumentals, a Pogues 2CD best-of, a Pixies radio broadcast from 1991 and a live Cabaret Voltaire DVD filmed in 1992.