David Bowie http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23898/all en UPDATE 1-David Bowie breaks long silence with new music release http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-david-bowie-breaks-long-silence-new-music-release <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p/> <p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - British singer David Bowie<br /> released his first new song in nearly a decade on Tuesday in a<br /> surprise launch coinciding with his 66th birthday.</p> <p>"Where Are We Now?", produced by long-term collaborator Tony<br /> Visconti, is a melancholic look back to the time Bowie spent in<br /> Berlin in the 1970s with an accompanying video featuring<br /> black-and-white footage of the city when it was still divided.</p> </p/><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-david-bowie-breaks-long-silence-new-music-release" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All Saints Androgyny Bowie David Bowie David Bowie Entertainment Fame Glam rock Heroes Music Person Career Person Location Space Oddity Stage Technology The Jean Genie Vocal music Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:53:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731495 at http://www.globalpost.com Bowie is back to best on new album, UK critics say http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/bowie-back-best-new-album-uk-critics-say <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* David Bowie comeback album hailed by critics</p> <p>* First new release in 10 years hits shelves in March</p> <p>* All eyes on whether 66-year-old will tour</p> <p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - David Bowie's first album of new music in a decade sees the influential musician back to his best, British critics said in reviews rushed out on Tuesday, two weeks before its release.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/bowie-back-best-new-album-uk-critics-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Bowie David Bowie EMI Entertainment Human Interest Music Religion Thomson Reuters Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:30:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5767390 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Bowie is back to best on new album, critics say http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/update-1-bowie-back-best-new-album-critics-say <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* David Bowie comeback album hailed by critics</p> <p>* First new release in 10 years hits shelves in March</p> <p>* All eyes on whether 66-year-old will tour (Adds background)</p> <p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - David Bowie's first album of new music in a decade sees the influential musician back to his best, critics said in reviews rushed out on Tuesday, two weeks before its release.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/update-1-bowie-back-best-new-album-critics-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BOWIE MANIA David Bowie English people Entertainment Human Interest Music Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 26 Feb 2013 18:00:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5767541 at http://www.globalpost.com Bowie teams up with actress Swinton for edgy new video http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/bowie-teams-actress-swinton-edgy-new-video-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>David Bowie shares an on-screen kiss with British actress Tilda Swinton in the video for his latest single released on Tuesday.</p> <p>In the promo for "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)", the British rock icon and Oscar winner Swinton play a staid husband and wife whose domestic bliss is destroyed by a celebrity couple.</p> <p>Bowie also comes face to face with his younger self, played by Norwegian model Iselin Steiro who is seen dressed as Bowie in the late-1970s look he adopted for the sleeve of his album "Low".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/bowie-teams-actress-swinton-edgy-new-video-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Bowie David Bowie Human Interest Music Vocal music AFP Tue, 26 Feb 2013 22:01:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5767805 at http://www.globalpost.com David Bowie returns with 1st new album in a decade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130311/david-bowie-returns-1st-new-album-decade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>London, Mar 11 (EFE).- After a decade away from the music scene in the wake of a heart attack, David Bowie is back with a new album, "The Next Day," released Monday.</p> <p>The glam rock icon kept his plans under wraps over two years of recording in New York and announced the release of the new disc in January, on his 66th birthday.</p> <p>Produced by long-time Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti, the effort is getting an enthusiastic welcome.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130311/david-bowie-returns-1st-new-album-decade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Bowie David Bowie Music Vocal music Agencia EFE Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:01:03 +0000 Agencia EFE 5779841 at http://www.globalpost.com David Bowie exhibition breaks box office records http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130320/david-bowie-exhibition-breaks-box-office-records <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - Ziggy played guitar. But as a new exhibition devoted to singer David Bowie's long and innovative career makes clear, he also wrote lyrics, checked every detail of his outlandish costumes, appeared in movies and helped design his own stage sets.</p> <p>"David Bowie is", which runs from March 23 to August 11, has broken box office records at London's Victoria &amp; Albert Museum, with 50,000 advance tickets sold.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130320/david-bowie-exhibition-breaks-box-office-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Bowie Human Interest Music Rock music Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:00:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5788857 at http://www.globalpost.com Spaceman says goodbye to ISS with David Bowie classic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/spaceman-says-goodbye-iss-david-bowie-classic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has marked his upcoming departure from the International Space Station by singing a cover version of David Bowie's classic song "Space Oddity" recorded on the orbiting laboratory.</p> <p>Hadfield, 53, who became a global star during his half-year stint on the ISS with regular Twitter updates that gave insights into daily life in space, is due to touch down back on Earth early Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/spaceman-says-goodbye-iss-david-bowie-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aquanauts Chris Hadfield David Bowie Religion Social Issues Spaceflight AFP Mon, 13 May 2013 15:00:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836674 at http://www.globalpost.com David Bowie's Spiders From Mars bassist dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130522/david-bowies-spiders-mars-bassist-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Trevor Bolder, the bass guitarist in David Bowie's Spiders From Mars band, has died at the age of 62 following a battle with cancer, it was announced Wednesday.</p> <p>Bolder joined the British rock star's backing group in 1971, appearing on classic albums including "Hunky Dory" and "Aladdin Sane".</p> <p>"Trevor was a wonderful musician and a major inspiration for whichever band he was working with. But he was foremostly a tremendous guy, a great man," Bowie said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130522/david-bowies-spiders-mars-bassist-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British music David Bowie Human Interest Trevor Bolder AFP Wed, 22 May 2013 10:30:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5843603 at http://www.globalpost.com David Bowie's Spiders From Mars bassist dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130522/david-bowies-spiders-mars-bassist-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Trevor Bolder, the bass guitarist in David Bowie's Spiders From Mars band, has died at the age of 62 following a battle with cancer, it was announced Wednesday.</p> <p>Bolder joined the British rock star's backing group in 1971, appearing on classic albums including "Hunky Dory" and "Aladdin Sane".</p> <p>"Trevor was a wonderful musician and a major inspiration for whichever band he was working with. But he was foremostly a tremendous guy, a great man," Bowie said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130522/david-bowies-spiders-mars-bassist-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British music David Bowie Human Interest Trevor Bolder Trevor Bolder Well being Wed, 22 May 2013 11:45:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5843658 at http://www.globalpost.com David Bowie's Spiders From Mars bassist dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130522/david-bowies-spiders-mars-bassist-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Trevor Bolder, the bass guitarist in David Bowie's Spiders From Mars band, has died at the age of 62 following a battle with cancer, it was announced Wednesday.</p> <p>Bolder joined the British rock star's backing group in 1971, appearing on classic albums including "Hunky Dory" and "Aladdin Sane".</p> <p>"Trevor was a wonderful musician and a major inspiration for whichever band he was working with. But he was foremostly a tremendous guy, a great man," Bowie said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130522/david-bowies-spiders-mars-bassist-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British music David Bowie Human Interest Trevor Bolder Trevor Bolder Health and Home Wed, 22 May 2013 11:46:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5843663 at http://www.globalpost.com David Bowie's Spiders From Mars bassist dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130522/david-bowies-spiders-mars-bassist-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Trevor Bolder, the bass guitarist in David Bowie's Spiders From Mars band, has died at the age of 62 following a battle with cancer, it was announced Wednesday.</p> <p>Bolder joined the British rock star's backing group in 1971, appearing on classic albums including "Hunky Dory" and "Aladdin Sane".</p> <p>"Trevor was a wonderful musician and a major inspiration for whichever band he was working with. But he was foremostly a tremendous guy, a great man," Bowie said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130522/david-bowies-spiders-mars-bassist-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British music David Bowie Entertainment Human Interest Trevor Bolder Trevor Bolder Wed, 22 May 2013 12:02:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5843678 at http://www.globalpost.com David Bowie's Spiders From Mars bassist dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130522/david-bowies-spiders-mars-bassist-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Trevor Bolder, the bass guitarist in David Bowie's Spiders From Mars band, has died at the age of 62 following a battle with cancer, it was announced Wednesday.</p> <p>Bolder joined the British rock star's backing group in 1971, appearing on classic albums including "Hunky Dory" and "Aladdin Sane".</p> <p>"Trevor was a wonderful musician and a major inspiration for whichever band he was working with. But he was foremostly a tremendous guy, a great man," Bowie said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130522/david-bowies-spiders-mars-bassist-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British music David Bowie Human Interest Trevor Bolder Trevor Bolder Tourism Wed, 22 May 2013 12:06:12 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5843689 at http://www.globalpost.com