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

New David Bowie box sets, ‘Brilliant Adventure (1992–2001)’ and ‘TOY (TOY:BOX),’ due in the coming months

Parlophone Records/ISO Records Plans have been unveiled for two new archival David Bowie box sets that will be released in the coming months. One is the fifth installment in the series of expansive collections focusing on different periods in the late rock icon’s career, Brilliant Adventure (1992–2001), which is due out on November 26. The … 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