"So he leafed through a magazine" - Look Back In Anger
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December 2, 2000, NME
Bowie is voted the most influential musician by a selection of his peers and grants this interview with the magazine talking about his win.
October 1, 2000, GQ (UK edition)
Bowie appears on the cover (one of four separate covers) for his award as most stylish man of 2000. There's also an interview inside.
October 1, 2000, Bust
Iman interviews David for the Fall 2000 'Men We Love' edition of Bust magazine.
September 19, 2000, Hello
A world exclusive of Bowie, Iman and baby Alexandria in theSeptember 19, 2000 edition of Hello! magazine
August 28, 2000, People
Bowie and Iman are featured on the cover in People's "Baby Bonanza" special. A short story about the birth of Alexandria Zahra Jones runs inside.
August 1, 2000, Yahoo! Internet Life
The August 2000 issue has a bundled CD which includes Quicktime videos for I'm Afraid of Americans and a live performance of Seven from the November 1999 television appearance on MusiquePlus in Canada.
July 28, 2000, Bowie At The Beeb Press Release
Official US press release announcing Bowie At The Beeb
July 17, 2000, EMI Press Release
Announcement of availability of Bowie's EMI back catalogue in digital download format (both Windows Media and Liquid Audio formats)
June 1, 2000, Q Magazine
Cash For Questions special issue. Readers submit questions which Bowie answers. Some hilarity ensues.
May 9, 2000, David Bowie Live Press Release
The official press release for Bowie's BowieNet members only concert on June 19th, 2000 at the Roseland Ballroom. Also includes information on the deployment of BowieNet version 2
May 1, 2000, Record Collector
The May 2000 edition has the "definitive guide to Bowie's early years with the Manish Boys, including previously unpublished photos."
March 19, 2000, Melbourne Sunday Herald Sun
An article on Duncan Jones, Bowie's son from his marriage to Angie Barnett.
March 19, 2000, New York Times Sunday Magazine
Bowie is featured on the cover and gives an exclusive "Bowie interviews Bowie" on the subject of his fashion through the years for the New York Times Sunday magazine special edition "Fashion of the Times"
January 20, 2000, Ultrastar/WeTalk Press Release
Ultrastar announces strategic partnership with WeTalk Network for community-powered chat, bulletin boards etc
December 3, 1999, Goldmine
Volume 25, No. 25, Issue 505 of Goldmine features a review of Bowie's remastered EMI catalogue along with a review of 'hours...' by Hans Morgenstern.
November 11, 1999, Hot Press
Bowie gives an interview about 'hours...' and his current lifestyle to Stuart Clark
November 1, 1999, Rock & Folk
Cover article and interview with Bowie in this French rock magazine.
November 1, 1999, Music Manual
German magazine with cover photo and article on Bowie and 'hours...'
November 1, 1999, Record Collector
An extensive Bowie issue including a discography of all of Bowie's releases over the past decade, an article critiquing his work over that time and a review of hours.
October 1, 1999, The Guardian
Cracked Actor: From Space Oddity to multimedia mogul, David Bowie has undergone countless transformations over his 30-year career. As a new album sees yet another change of image, Tom Cox takes a nostalgic look through the pages of this one-man Who's Who
October 1, 1999, Uncut
Cover photo and 26 page interview with Bowie.
October 1, 1999, Q
Interview and pictures for promotion of 'hours...'
October 1, 1999, MusikExpress
A four page article and cover on the German issue of MusikExpress
October 1, 1999, l'Optimum
This French men's fashion magazine has a cover photo, four page interview by Thomas Erber and two recent photos.
October 1, 1999, Keyboards
This French music magazine has a cover photo, five page article by Jerome Soligny, two old photos, and a couple of drawings
October 1, 1999, Libro Magazine
Cover picture and small story on Bowie in the October issue of Libro Magazine (Austria)
October 1, 1999, Flaunt
Cover picture (can be punched out to be used as a Halloween mask) and inside lengthy article.
August 30, 1999, Press Release
Virgin Records press release announcing the available download on September 21 of hours... at participating retailers throughout the US.
August 17, 1999, Virgin Music Group Press Release
Virgin officially announces a worldwide recording rights agreement with Bowie
July 15, 1999, Press Release: Without You I'm Nothing
Press release for the Placebo/Bowie duet release of Without You I'm Nothing.
July 13, 1999, Virgin Records Press Release
Press release from Virgin Records for the Stigmata soundtrack, which includes quotes from Bowie about his song "The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell"
June 18, 1999, "hours..." Press Release
The official press release from Mitch Schneider Organization on Bowie's 1999 release, "hours..."
May 18, 1999, What's Really Happening Recording Press Release
The official press release describing the recording of What's Really Happening
April, 1999, Jane
Jane Magazine plays a telephone prank on various record companies, asking the question "Would Bowie get a major record deal today?"
April, 1999, Yahoo! Internet Life, p92-96
Bowie is on the cover and feature article of the April edition of Yahoo! Internet life, in an article called The Thin Wired Duke
March, 1999, .net Magazine (UK)
A bonus interview with Bowie on his role on the World Wide Web (issue #55)
February, 1999, Internet Magazine
Bowie appears on the front cover of this UK-based magazine, and has a 4 page interview in a piece titled "Serious Moonlighting".
January 15, 1999, UK Guardian
Bowie is interviewed about his Internet habits and websites
January 11, 1999, Big Issue
An interview with Bowie about his Internet and cyberspace habits
January 4, 1999, Computer World
Bowie joins technical luminaries such as Bill Gates, Larry Ellison and Tim Berners-Lee to give his own impression of what the next 10 years will bring in the world of computers, technology and the Internet.
December, 1998, Rock & Folk
An exclusive interview with Bowie in this French music magazine
December, 1998, Timeout (UK)
An interview with Bowie about his BowieNet ISP venture reveals some interesting web surfing characteristics.
December, 1998, Modern Painters
Bowie interviews artist Julian Schnabel in the December 1998 edition of Modern Painters
November 2, 1998, Entertainment Weekly
The technology insert of November 2's Entertainment Weekly Magazine includes a four-page feature on Bowie's use of technology and the creation of BowieNet.
October 29, 1998, San Jose Metro, p29-30
A report on Bowie's ISP adventure, including quotes from Dara O'Kearney and yours truly..
August, 1998, Vanity Fair
Back page has a "20 questions" interview with Bowie. You can read the transcript by following the link here.
July 22, 1998, BowieNet Official Press Release
Ultrastar's official BowieNet press release.
July, 1998, Uncut
An interview with Nicholas Roeg talks about Bowie in his first feature film, The Man Who Fell To Earth.
June, 1998, Record Collector
Record Collector June 1998 has a cover story and articles on Ziggy Stardust.
March, 1998, Modern Painters
Bowie interviews artist Jeff Koons in the Spring 98 edition of Modern Painters
February, 1998, Record Collector
The February edition of UK magazine Record Collector has a four page article on Bowie, specifically his art and bowieart.com
January, 1998, Interview
The January 1998 edition of Interview magazine carries Bowie's interview of pop artist Roy Lichtenstein.
January, 1998, Vice Versa
This Mexican magazine had a cover article on Bowie's visit to Mexico during his Earthling tour, including pictures at El Museo de las Bellas Artes and Las Piramides de Teotihuaca
December 8, The Big Issue
Jarvis Cocker conducted an interview with Bowie in The Big Issue, a London weekly paper sold by (and benefiting) the homeless.
November, Modern Painters
Bowie interviews British painter Tracey Emin in the Fall edition of the British art magazine Modern Painters. (This appeared on newstands around November)
Bowie appears on the cover, and in an article on glam-rock inside.
Bowie appears on the cover of Fi magazine, and has a 3 page interview by J.D. Considine
Bowie is pictured wearing Paul Smith designs, and has an interview with Paul Smith.
October, Rolling Stone (Germany)
David (from the 70s) is on the cover. Ten page article on "Bowie in Berlin" with great unknown photos. Simply the best article on Bowie in a German magazine ever! Highlight is a photo of David with five transvestites- oh wait only four, the right one is the young Coco;-) The mandarin version of SYIT is on the included free cd as a bonus track. In the accompanying booklet "Musical Milestones of the 70īs" Ziggy Stardust, Hunky Dory and the Singles collection are featured. (Info from Reinhold)
August 4, Mitch Schneider Press Release
MSO's press release announcing the US tour
Bowie was mentioned in 3 articles in Bikini magazine, August 1997. Matt Landis transcribed them and they're available through the WWW link.
July, Modern Drummer
July 1997 issue has an article about David and Zachary, as well as past Bowie drummers.
July, Marco Magazine
This German magazine for young savers (published by a bank) featured Bowie on the cover, and a two page article.
June 16, UK Daily Telegraph
The UK Daily Telegraph published a piece on Bowie's Art publishing company
June 6, Goldmine
The original music collectible magazine has a feature story (including cover) on Bowie in the 80's. Has multiple interviews and great information (including two articles by Colin McDonald, a Teenage Wildlifer!)
June, Guitar Player
The June 1997 edition of Guitar Player has Bowie and Reeves Gabrels on the cover, and a long article inside.
June, German Rolling Stone
Cover story about Bowie (with picture of Bowie wearing mask Gail-Ann used to wear at concerts). Also includes a free CD with I'm Deranged jungle mix on it
Blender is a CD-ROM magazine published bimonthly, and features an interview and pictures of Bowie in its latest "sex" issue (issued in May). Contact Blender at 1-800-537-7300 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 4, Amica
The Italian magazine Amica has an interview with Bowie. (Thanks Samantha)
April, Guitar World
April issue of GuitarWorld magazine has an interview with David and Reeves. Aerosmith is on the cover. (Thanks Robin)
April issue has about 6 pages on Bowie through the years, as seen by NME. (Thanks JeanMarie)
April issue has a three page interview with David with great photos, called "David Bowie: Earth Ambassador". (Thanks Dauphne).
British Airways Highlife
The British Airways inflight magazine "Highlife" had this interview with Bowie in a recent issue.
Alien Encounters: Issue 10
The UK Magazine Alien Encounters has Bowie on the cover with the headline Loving the Alien: David Bowie's UFO Experiences. It's a four page article with nice colour pictures. Apparently three of them are Gilly's pictures from the Birthday Concert. (Thanks Adeline)
USA Today: March 12
USA Today featured Bowie in both their online and print edition on March 12, 1997. You can take a look at the online version here. (Thanks Bonster and Tony).
Total TV, March 8 issue
Mark (aka Kali) sent me information about Bowie's appearance in the March 8 issue of Total TV, where he saysThanks Kali!
'Being an artist, you fall for the romance of being slightly psychotc,' the 50-year-old musician said in the March 8 issue of 'Total TV' magazine. 'You feel that it's OK to be a bit out of your gourd.
'There are so many artists who are scared of cleaning up, for instance, contemporaries of mine, who are still doing drugs, and one of their main reasons is that if they stop, they may dry up.
'So there's always that thing that you've got to be out there to be "out there." Which is not true.'
In the Mojo Navigator section of the March issue, Teenage Wildlife is mentioned as a site to visit on the Web! Here's the transcript:"The coming of Bowie's new album, Earthling, prompted two emails about Bowie sites. Matt Westacott of Perth, Australia, sent us details of an all-singing, all-dancing (provided you have Java that is) interactive David Bowie site at http://www.etete.com/Bowie/ and my, what a fuss they made of the dame's 50th birthday! Run by fans, it has all the usual features and more, including a search engine for David's lyrics. Well worth a visit."Thanks Mattie! In the same issue, there is also a review of Earthling with David discussing each track.
Link!The Live! article
The March edition of Live! has a Bowie article which Rachel has transcribed!
XTreme (MTV German mag)
The current? issue has Bowie on the cover with a "bizarre picture". Inside are four pages devoted to Bowie. (Thanks Dara)
The March issue with Patricia Arquette on the cover has a four page article on Bowie with great pictures and discussion of Bowie's contribution to the Lost Highway soundtrack. (Thanks Lara)
The Music Paper
This has Bowie on the cover and a page and a half article. (Thanks Lara)
The March issue of Out has a positive review of Earthling. (Thanks Hel2)
The March issue has an interview with David. Blur's frontman is on the cover. (Thanks Robin)
The March issue has a large picture of David from his after show birthday party. (Thanks Hel2)
Rolling Stone, March 6th
The March 6th edition of Rolling Stone has a full page write up on the Birthday Benefit Bash at Madison Square Garden. (Thanks Hel2)
People, March 3rd issue
People Magazine talks about Planet Ziggywood and David's penchant for hoarding old costumes.
Link!The Raygun article
The March edition of Raygun has a Bowie cover and a long article in it.
The Web Magazine
The Internet-themed magazine "The Web" has a cover story on Bowie in their March newstand issue, describing his Web surfing habits and his view of the Internet.
The April issue of Musician magazine has a one page interview with David. It's the one with Prince on the cover.
New York Times, February 20
The New York Times has an interview by Neil Strauss with Bowie in their February 20th Arts and Leisure section. Bowie mentions making the 1. Outside trilogy an Internet-only release! (Note: The New York Times is free on the Internet but requires you to create a user profile to access its stories)
Time, February 10
The venerable magazine Time has an article on Bowie in their February 10 issue. You can read it here.
Another interview with Bowie in Tower Record's monthly magazine, for which Rachel already has a transcription with photos.
The February 1997 issue of Interview has an interview with David (it's the one with Sharon Stone on the cover). (Information courtesy of Robin).
Andrew Follon sends information about the February 97 issue of the Mojo, which has just hit the UK newstands. In it they ask various people about the best thing they heard in 1996. Bowie's answer was the Lewis Taylor debut album, which he describes as great soul and full of sensuality.
Q had a whole article on Bowie at 50 in their February 1997 issue, which you can read at Rachel's site.
The January 1997 issue of Finnish rock magazine "Soundi" has a 3 page article on Bowie, together with two promo postcards of the man himself. (Information courtesy of Tapana Taki).
Entertainment Weekly, January 31
Entertainment Weekly in the US has an article on Bowie in their January 31 issue. You can read a transcript here courtesy of Rachel.
UK Daily Telegraph Arts Section, January 9, 1997
The UK Daily Telegraph takes a mostly negative look at Bowie in their 50 year retrospective look.
GQ has a two page article on Bowie (together with some interesting pictures) about Earthling and other info in their January 1997 issue.
Rolling Stone Online, December 27
Rolling Stone had an online article about the upcoming Birthday Benefit concert, including more information about opening act Placebo. (Thanks to the Bonster for the pointer).
The Independent, December 22
The UK newspaper The Independent published an article about the origin of Ziggy Stardust as described to Alan Yentob in the upcoming BBC documentary.
Billboard Magazine, December 21
An article written by Melinda Newman of Billboard Magazine appears in summarised form on their sneak peek site (which will no doubt be an invalid link when they next change the information). In the full article, the following points of interest are made:
- Seven Years In Tibet is termed the centerpiece of the new album Earthling.
- The music is based on a jungle format, but with jazzy piano strains and Bowie's alto sax giving it more warmth than pure jungle.
- The album was written and recorded in three weeks.
- A BBC special to air January 4th will feature an acoustic performance. Bowie says "We've recorded a lot of great songs, quite obscure".
- A second British TV special will air on January 7th on ITV, featuring documentary and interview footage.
- On January 8th, Bowie will participate in an online chat (Ed: no doubt, this will be part of the official site's birthday celebration).
- Bowie will tour to promote Earthling in the spring (Northern Hemisphere :))
- There is rumour of Bowie participating in this year's Lollapalooza tour in the USA, as well as returning to the big European summer music festivals as he did in 1996.
UK Daily Telegraph Arts Section, December 14
The UK Daily Telegraph has a long and interesting interview with Bowie which includes a lot of personal information.
POP magazine (Sweden), December 12
Peter Birgerstram sent me information about an interview conducted by the Swedish rock magazine POP with David while David was in the studio recording Earthling. You can read Peter's paraphrasing of the article here.
The December 1996 issue of the U.K. magazine Record Collector continues with its look at the "lost Bowie tracks". This time, it looks at the tracks from Hunky Dory up to Scary Monsters. It also comments favourably on the "stunning return to form" of The Buddha of Suburbia and Outside. (Information courtesy of John Smith).
The November 1996 issue of Q has five or so Bowie references, including an interview with TV host Jools Holland about the appearance of Bowie and Mike Garson on Holland's show last year (thanks to Dara O'Kearney).
The November 1996 issue of U.K. magazine Record Collector has a five page feature on Bowie's unreleased work from his pre-Ziggy years, entitled "You Didn't Hear Them From Me". This is the first of a two-part series (thanks to Dara O'Kearney).
The Journal Interview
Teenage Wildlife reader Philip Young interviewed Bowie to write this piece for The Journal, a morning paper for the North East of England.
January 1, 1988, Words And Music
An interview with Bowie during his Never Let Me Down tour.
August, 1987, Musician
A full cover shot and interview, and accompanying articles on the band for the Glass Spider tour and Peter Frampton.
June 1, 1987, Music & Sound Output
Bowie graces the cover of this magazine for the music industry and provides an interview while filming the video for Day In, Day Out. Also of interest, sidebars on producer David Richards, and Bowie's own take on each song on the new album at the time.
July 18, 1983, Time Magazine
Cover story on Bowie after his release of the massively popular Let's Dance
May, 1983, Musician
Extensive interview with pictures covering Bowie's life up to 1983. Excellent read!
October, 1979, Trouser Press
A critical piece looking at Bowie's work through the end of the 70s - interesting retrospective, particularly the look at how Low and Heroes were received by the press at the time of their release. Also includes sidebar interviews with Cherry Vanilla and Carlos Alomar.
February, 1977, Trouser Press
The February-March 1977 edition of Trouser Press features the first half of an article by a "lapsed" Bowie fan. Provides some interesting insight into the tribulations faced by being a Bowie fan in the 70s with his constant style changes.
September 6, 1976, People
Bowie featured on the cover of People Magazine along with an article including some snippets of interview.
September, 1976, Playboy
A major interview with Bowie, often used later for quotes.
June, 1974, Rock Magazine
Bowie talks about his latest album, Diamond Dogs. A fascinating glimpse into the mind of Bowie circa 1974.
February 28, 1974, Rolling Stone
The famous interview of Bowie by William Burroughs which appeared in Rolling Stone in 1974
David Bowie's Makeup Dos and Don'ts
November 9, 1972, Rolling Stone
Cover article on Bowie. Transcript sent in by Ben.
October 9, 1972, NewsWeek
NewsWeek's famous article on The Stardust Kid, written when Bowie made his first US tour
July, 1972, Words and Music
One of the first retrospective Bowie career articles, published shortly after the release of Ziggy Stardust.