David Bowie

New Music: David Bowie – “When I Met You” and “No Plan”

Shortly before the end of his life, David Bowie was working on a multitude of projects. In addition to the experimental, jazz-infused Blackstar, he wrote…
Charles Innis / October 18, 2016

New Music: Ted Leo – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover)

Multi-instrumentalist indie rocker Ted Leo has recorded a jubilant rendition of David Bowie's "Heroes" for Let All The Children Boogie: A Tribute To David Bowie, an…
Charles Innis / October 14, 2016

You Can Now Order the Script Book to David Bowie’s Lazarus

Your opportunity to relive Lazarus, the musical by the late David Bowie, is here: Performing arts publisher Nick Hern Books will release Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics on…
Anna Gaca / October 12, 2016

Stream David Bowie’s Long-Lost 1974 Album The Gouster

An unreleased album from David Bowie's 1974 studio sessions has finally seen the light. It's called The Gouster, and it's from the late icon's Young American…
Charles Innis / September 23, 2016

Skepta Wins 2016 Mercury Prize Over David Bowie, Radiohead, and the 1975

English grime heavyweight Skepta has won this year's Mercury Prize, the annual award for the best album from the U.K. and Ireland. He received the…
Anna Gaca / September 15, 2016

David Bowie’s Final Recordings Will Be Released This Fall

Back in January, the late David Bowie released his 25th studio album, the outstanding Blackstar, just days before his death at the age of 69. But we still…
Kyle McGovern / September 12, 2016

David Bowie Now Has a Plaque Dedicated to Him in Berlin

A plaque for the hero of all heroes, David Bowie, was revealed by Berlin mayor Michael Müller on Monday. The plaque serves as a tribute…
Ilana Kaplan / August 22, 2016

Radiohead, David Bowie, and the 1975 Lead the Mercury Prize Nominees List

The Mercury Prize has historically helped launch the careers of many leading U.K. artists: Portishead, the xx, Suede, and more. And they rarely skew predictably;…
Dan Weiss / August 4, 2016

Car Seat Headrest Covered David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’

Will Toledo, a.k.a. Car Seat Headrest, is a bit of a cover-song fanatic. Though that doesn't always end up working in his favor (the Cars' Ric…
Rachel Brodsky / July 19, 2016

Cillian Murphy: Radiohead Is a Once-in-a-Generation Band, But ‘Peaky Blinders’ Could Use Some Led Zeppelin

"On a gathering storm / Comes a tall handsome man / With a dusty black coat / And a red right hand": Nick Cave and…
Anna Gaca / July 13, 2016

A Lock of David Bowie’s Hair Sold for $18,750 at Auction

David Bowie's tragic passing earlier this year left fans clamoring for every piece of him they could get. That includes his blond, magnificent hair, as…
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2016

Jukebox Jury: Esperanza Spalding on Writing an Opera and Doris Day’s Street Cred

On first listen, the final song on Esperanza Spalding’s Emily’s D+Evolution feels very familiar, but that sense of comfort gets warped into something more sinister and…
Connor O'Brien / June 13, 2016

Daily Deal: Rare Collection of Interviews With David Bowie and Iggy Pop

Bowie shares the story and process behind three of his best albums
SPINMedia Commerce Team / June 7, 2016

The 66 Best Songs of 2016 So Far

If the album is still supposed to be dying, nobody told 2016 – it's hard to remember a year that was so dominated by the…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

Now that we're nearly halfway done with 2016, the time has come for your annual summer-listening list. Expect to find a tender comeback from the…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2016
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