Back in time: David Bowie stars in the new-look Uncut (2016)

Also featuring Margo Price, David Crosby, Lou Reed, Devendra Banhart, Alan Vega, The Turtles, psychedelic tailors, 139 reviews and much more… By John Mulvey 19th August 2016 “Don’t fuck with the formula!” In his new autobiography, Mike Love denies having said those notorious words to Brian Wilson, as his cousin struggled to make sense of Smile. Ever since … Read more

David Bowie abandoned covering Bruce Springsteen after meeting him

Producer Tony Visconti recalls tense meeting between the pair By John Earls David Bowie abandoned work on a cover of a Bruce Springsteen song after playing his cover version to the singer, Bowie’s producer has revealed. Tony Visconti revealed that Bowie planned to cover Springsteen’s song ‘It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The City’ … Read more

In David Bowie Rainbowman, Jérôme Soligny tells the story of David Bowie the musician with the help of those intimately involved with the creation of his music

We are thrilled to share the exclusive news that we will be publishing David Bowie Rainbowman 1967-1980 by Jérôme Soligny on the 8th September 2022. In David Bowie Rainbowman, Jérôme Soligny tells the story of David Bowie the musician with the help of those intimately involved with the creation of his music. This uniquely exhaustive work on Bowie’s 1967-1980 albums … Read more

David Bowie: Singer’s estate sells rights to his entire body of work to WCM

David Bowie’s estate has sold the publishing rights to his “entire body of work” to Warner Chappell Music, including hundreds of songs such as Space Oddity, Changes and Let’s Dance. WCM now has global music publishing rights to his song catalogue, the singer’s estate told the BBC. Variety suggested the deal was worth “upwards of … Read more

Octopus Books published : We Could Be: Bowie and his Heroes by Tom Hagler with Tony Visconti on October 19, 2021

Tracing the star’s encounters with fellow icons throughout his life, We Could Be offers a new history of Bowie, collecting 300 short stories that together paint a portrait of humour, humility, compassion, tragedy and more besides. He embarrasses himself in front of Lennon and Warhol. He saves the life of Nina Simone. He is hated … Read more