Tag: David Bowie

This week’s new releases: David Bowie and Felt reissues, plus Altered Images box set

This week’s new releases: David Bowie and Felt reissues, plus Altered Images box set

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s titles include vinyl and CD reissues from David Bowie and Felt, plus a new Altered Images box set.

David Bowie’s birthday marked by release of previously unheard ‘Let’s Dance’ demo

David Bowie’s birthday marked by release of previously unheard ‘Let’s Dance’ demo

Parolophone Records today is marking what would have been David Bowie’s 71st birthday with the digital release of a previously unheard demo version of the singer’s 1983 hit single “Let’s Dance,” the fruit of his collaboration with Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers. Stream the full song right here.

Love song: The Cure’s Reeves Gabrels makes the New York Times’ wedding section

Love song: The Cure’s Reeves Gabrels makes the New York Times’ wedding section

Some personal news from Reeves Gabrels — guitarist for The Cure and former David Bowie sideman — got major play today, as his wedding to Susan Van Wie Kastan, a marketing communications consultant, landed a write-up in the New York Times’ wedding section. No word whether Robert Smith will be there.

This week’s new releases: Giant David Bowie box set — plus Depeche Mode, The Cravats

This week’s new releases: Giant David Bowie box set — plus Depeche Mode, The Cravats

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include David Bowie’s massive 11CD or 13LP box set ‘A New Career in a New Town (1977-1982).’

Depeche Mode shares cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ for iconic song’s 40th anniversary

Depeche Mode shares cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ for iconic song’s 40th anniversary

Depeche Mode has been performing a cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes” on its Global Spirit Tour for the past several months, and today the group released a music video for a studio version of the cut in honor of the iconic song’s 40th anniversary. Watch the full video here.

Watch: OMD covers David Bowie’s classic anthem ‘Heroes’ live on BBC Radio 2

Watch: OMD covers David Bowie’s classic anthem ‘Heroes’ live on BBC Radio 2

As they build up to the release of their new album in a few weeks, Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys of Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark stopped by BBC Radio 2’s “Chris Evans Breakfast Show” on Friday to perform four songs — including a cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes.” Watch it here.

Giant David Bowie box set ‘A New Career in a New Town’ to feature new mix of ‘Lodger’

Giant David Bowie box set ‘A New Career in a New Town’ to feature new mix of ‘Lodger’

The third in Parlophone’s series of career-spanning David Bowie box sets will be released in September as a 11 CD, 13 LP or digital download edition that features everything Bowie released between 1977 and 1982, including rarities and a new mix of Lodger by producer Tony Visconti. See full details here.

New releases: Alison Moyet, Ride, David Bowie, Simple Minds, Big Star and more

New releases: Alison Moyet, Ride, David Bowie, Simple Minds, Big Star and more

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week: Alison Moyet, Ride, Simple Minds, Big Star, Can, Matthew Sweet and Jason Loewenstein.

Luna covers The Cure, David Bowie, Mercury Rev on new album — hear first single

Luna covers The Cure, David Bowie, Mercury Rev on new album — hear first single

Luna — Dean Wareham’s reunited post-Galaxie 500 dreampop act — will put out its first new music since 2004 in September with the simultaneous release of a 10-song covers album called A Sentimental Education and a 6-song instrumental EP titled A Place of Greater Safety.

New releases: Paul Weller’s ‘A Kind Revolution,’ plus The Mission, David Bowie reissues

New releases: Paul Weller’s ‘A Kind Revolution,’ plus The Mission, David Bowie reissues

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include a new studio album from Paul Weller, and an expanded collector’s edition from The Mission.

Watch: Depeche Mode covers David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ at ‘Spirit’ tour opener — full setlist

Watch: Depeche Mode covers David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ at ‘Spirit’ tour opener — full setlist

Depeche Mode tonight opened its Global Spirit Tour with a 22-song set in Stockholm that saw the group perform five songs on their new album Spirit, bring back “Everything Counts” after more than a decade and debut an understated cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes.” See the full setlist and video here.

New releases: Modern English, The Feelies return — plus David Bowie, Paul Weller

New releases: Modern English, The Feelies return — plus David Bowie, Paul Weller

This week’s new releases include a pair of brand-new studio albums from seminal acts that have reunited in recent years (Modern English and The Feelies), plus the physical CD release of a David Bowie EP that collects the additional tracks that were recorded for ‘Blackstar’ but not included on that album last year.

Peter Murphy to release ‘Bare-Boned and Sacred’ live album from stripped-down tour

Peter Murphy to release ‘Bare-Boned and Sacred’ live album from stripped-down tour

Peter Murphy will chronicle last year’s Stripped Tour — which, as the the trek’s title suggests, featured stripped-down performances of his solo material and Bauhaus classics — with a 12-track live record this spring called Bare-Boned and Sacred. The album is due out March 10.

New releases: Depeche Mode, The Cure, David Bowie, Nick Cave, The Jam, Fugazi, Bryan Ferry

New releases: Depeche Mode, The Cure, David Bowie, Nick Cave, The Jam, Fugazi, Bryan Ferry

This week’s new releases include a new live album and DVD from Depeche Mode, a Paul McCartney cover by The Cure, a new best-of from David Bowie, Nick Cave’s “20,000 Days on Earth” film, new albums from Bryan Ferry and Einstürzende Neubauten, and a collection of 1988 demos from Fugazi.