Posts tagged "David Bowie"

Listen to David Bowie’s Dramatic ‘The Last Panthers’ Theme Song

It’s been reported that David Bowie composed the theme song to six-part European crime series The Last Panthers (perhaps in a nod to his “Sue (Or I…
Harley Brown / October 6, 2015

Dave Grohl Says He Never Went to a Strip Club With Courtney Love

The Foo Fighters stopped by Howard Stern Wednesday morning for a lengthy and revealing interview with the radio host as part of their Sonic Highways press junket.
James Grebey / December 3, 2014

David Bowie Channels Film Noir For ‘Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)’ Video

In David Bowie’s fittingly dark and mysterious “Sue (or in a Season of Crime)” video — one of the two new songs on the glam rock legend’s retrospective…
James Grebey / November 13, 2014

David Bowie Unveils Dramatic New Track, ”Tis a Pity She Was a Whore’

Following “Sue (Or In a Season of Crime),” David Bowie has released the single’s B-side, “‘Tis a Pity She Was a Whore.” Bowie’s latest arrives courtesy of…
Rachel Brodsky / November 10, 2014

Hear David Bowie’s Monolithic, Jazzy ‘Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)’

Back in July, David Bowie promised “more music soon” to a charity event celebrating his 50-year career. It became apparent soon after that the music…
Colin Joyce / October 12, 2014

Jessica Lange Got Freaky on ‘American Horror Story’ With David Bowie’s ‘Life On Mars’

A lot of really, really weird things happened in the premiere of American Horror Story: Freak Show last night. Sarah Paulson’s character had two heads, Kathy Bates rocked…
James Grebey / October 9, 2014

Watch Ty Segall Celebrate ‘David Bowie Day’ With Cover Songs

David Bowie is already a lot of things, but he recently became something new: a day in Chicago. Yes, Tuesday, September 23, was “David Bowie Day,” a…
Colin Stutz / September 25, 2014

David Bowie’s Got a New Album Coming ‘Definitely, Soon’

In 2013, David Bowie returned to music after a lengthy absence with The Next Day, an album that SPIN’s critic wasn’t terribly fond of but still signaled…
Brennan Carley / September 19, 2014

Celebrate David Bowie Day on September 23 in Chicago

If Godsmack got a day named after them by the city of Boston last month, shouldn’t David Bowie have his own honorary holiday, too? The city of…
Brennan Carley / September 17, 2014

Watch an Exclusive Preview of Upcoming ‘David Bowie Is’ Documentary

On September 23, the international David Bowie Is exhibition — a retrospective celebrating the music icon’s career, legacy, and style — will make its way…
Kyle McGovern / September 3, 2014

See David Bowie, at 17, Defending Long-Haired Men on TV

Before David Bowie was a rock’n’roll chameleon, he was David “Davey” Jones, a poor teen simply fighting for the right to wear his hair dow…
Colin Joyce / August 11, 2014

David Bowie Promises ‘More Music Soon’

The elusive David Bowie has sent a broadcast down to ground-control, in the form of a note delivered on Ziggy’s behalf to a London charity event celebrating 50…
Olivia Forman / July 16, 2014

David Bowie Not to Blame for Astronaut’s ‘Space Oddity’ Crash Landing

As reported last month, one year after Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield uploaded a head-turning video of himself covering David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” while actually i…
Colin Stutz / June 25, 2014

Janelle Monae Exalts David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ on ‘Letterman’

We can be “Heroes”? Yes, she can. Janelle Monáe’s almost-too-fitting cover of David Bowie’s 1977 classic surfaced this spring in conjunction with a Pepsi ad campaign. The…
Marc Hogan / June 12, 2014

Astronaut’s Amazing In-Space ‘Space Oddity’ Video Is Coming Down

Major Tom is coming home. Exactly one year ago, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield uploaded a head-turning video of himself covering David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” in space. The clip ha…
Marc Hogan / May 13, 2014

See David Bowie’s Daft Punk’d Album Cover Art

UPDATE: The image appears to be a newly edited version of a photo that ran in Lemon Magazine in the late ’00s. Daft Punk’s ongoing…
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2014

Hear Janelle Monae Dance Around David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’

The eclectic Janelle Monáe covering David Bowie makes so much sense, it’s a wonder that it didn’t happen earlier. The Electric Lady singer, fresh off reviving America…
Dan Reilly / April 2, 2014

BRIT Awards Nominees Are Better This Year: Disclosure, Arctic Monkeys, Drake, and More

The BRIT Awards 2014 nominations are in, and the U.K. Grammy equivalent should have a fairly strong field to choose from this year.
Marc Hogan / January 10, 2014

Zingy Stardust Returns: Hear David Bowie Impersonate Elvis Presely

David Bowie made a very special telephone call to the BBC in time for Christmas. Heard below, the man behind The Next Day addresses “all the…
Chris Martins / December 26, 2013

SPIN Ranks 2013’s Best and Worst Comeback Albums

SPIN already dubbed “dance/pop” — not dance-pop — the Trend of the Year, but now it’s time we look at another major theme that hung…
Kyle McGovern / December 20, 2013
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