Latest David Bowie News and Updates
Brian May Dissects His Iconic Riffs on Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and Bowie Collaboration 'Under Pressure''I remember saying, Oh, it sounds like The Who, doesn't it? He says, Yeah, well it’s not going to sound like The Who by the time I’ve finished with it!'
David Bowie Documentary 'Moonage Daydream' Wins Grammy for Best Music FilmDirector Brett Morgen thanked 'David Bowie, the single greatest artist who's walked the face of this earth.'
'Just For One Day: The Live Aid Musical' Set to Open at London's Old Vic Jan. 26'It's not a tribute thing,' Bob Geldof told the BBC about the actual events that have inspired the show. 'It's real people telling their story.'
Diving Into the David Bowie Songbook Through a Decidedly Diverse Collection of CoversAmong the artists included: Bauhaus, the Bay City Rollers, Superchunk, Dinosaur Jr., Lulu, the Cure, and...Barbra Streisand?!
Wilco Celebrates David Bowie's 77th Birthday With 'Space Oddity' Cover'It’s always an honor and a challenge to tackle any of David Bowie’s space-soaring arrangements,' Wilco said.
New David Bowie LP to be Released for Record Store Day‘Waiting In The Sky’ has been described as an alternative version of 1972’s ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.’
David Bowie Will Have a Paris Street Named in His HonorThe thoroughfare is part of a major renovation in the city's 13th District on the left bank of the Seine.
‘It’s Thursday Night, It’s Seven O’Clock… It’s Top of the Pops!’ – Sixty Years of the Iconic Show That Reflected (and Created) the Tastes of a NationFor four decades ‘Top of the Pops’ had it all: Terrible miming, studio gaffes, cheesy in-house dancers… and many of the greatest music performances ever broadcast.
From the Archive
How David Bowie Changed the Musical Landscape Forever With 'Ziggy Stardust'The landmark albums of 1972 were unprecedented in their quality and diversity… but the influence of one man in particular was to change the musical landscape forever
Nile Rodgers Criticizes State of Music Industry, Questions if Former Collaborator David Bowie Would Even Make It Today“I called David Bowie ‘the Picasso of rock ‘n’ roll,’ just to piss him off. But I thought he was an absolute genius."
The Q Lists
From 'Little Drummer Boy' to 'Hit Somebody! (The Hockey Song)': The Most Unexpectedly Successful Musical Collaborations of All TimeWhether it's Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett or Kylie Minogue and Nick Cave, strange bedfellows have made for musical magic.
David Bowie ‘Tried to Rip Off’ Madness’ ‘My Girl’ for ‘Ashes to Ashes’ Claims, er, Madness Themselves‘If you listen to both songs, they sound the same’
The Q Interview
Peter Frampton on His Latest Live Album, The State of His Health and the Best Bit About Being on 'The Simpsons'The noted guitarist also talks about touring with David Bowie, guesting on 'Black Sheep Squadron,' and working with Dolly Parton and George Harrison
Track Of The Day
David Bowie – Dollar Days (Q Awards '16)Find out who wins The StubHub Q Awards 2016 in association with Absolute Radio this afternoon (2 Nov)
Q Awards 2016
Q Best Album presented by Absolute Radio – Vote now for the 2016 Q AwardsChoose between records from The 1975, Bastille, David Bowie, Christine & The Queens or Coldplay – plus get tickets for the 2016 StubHub Q Awards ceremony
Guest Column – Right Said Fred, let's... play bass for David Bowie, support Joy Division & more!You know they're too sexy for the shirts, but the duo have surprising "pre-sexy" history that includes the likes of Bob Dylan and Mick Jagger...
Track Of The Day
Philip Glass – Symphony No. 4 Heroes (Glastonbury Festival 2016 Preview)Conductor Charles Halewood will lead a music tribute to David Bowie on The Park Stage tonight (25 Jun)
Guest Column – Goodbye, Starman! Why covering David Bowie was the perfect farewell, by Amanda PalmerCreated in two weeks and featuring Anna Calvi and actor John Cameron Mitchell, the singer-songwriter has created a string-led tribute record called Strung Out In Heaven. Too soon? She explains why she chose this way say goodbye
David Bowie dies following "Courageous 18 month battle with cancer"Singer-songwriter passes away after suffering from cancer. Tony Visconti, Brian Eno and Noel Gallagher among the many tributes
The story behind the recording of David Bowie's Heroes - extractTony Visconti recalls making the classic song in Richard Buskin's new book Classic Tracks