David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, Nick Cave, Kate Bush And More To Re-Release Classic Albums On Blue Vinyl In Aid Of UNICEF.

David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, Nick Cave, Kate Bush And More To Re-Release Classic Albums On Blue Vinyl In Aid Of UNICEF.

UNICEF are re-releasing 17 classic and iconic albums on limited edition blue vinyl to support their UK Children’s Emergency Fund. This Blue Vinyl campaign will cover LPs from artists like David Bowie, Nick Cave, Paul Weller, BMTH and Kasabian, among others, that will be pressed on blue wax, therefore matching the colour of UNICEF’s logo. Only 50 numbered copies of each album will be available. Fans are currently bidding in 17 auctions in order to…

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Parcels ‘Funk’ Leeds Up

Parcels ‘Funk’ Leeds Up

If Disco and Funk had a baby, it’d be called Parcels. The lights were out. The room dark. The audience silent. A beam of golden light pierces the gloom. The Parcels logo illuminates the sky. People cheer. People laugh. People cry. I think I even saw a guy in a wheelchair stand up. Okay, those last two may have been a stretch, but it was still a cracking entrance. Rocking a look that I can…

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BBC announce new documentary ‘David Bowie: The First Five Years’

BBC announce new documentary ‘David Bowie: The First Five Years’

The BBC has announced the release of a new David Bowie documentary, entitled ‘The First Five Years’. It is the final film in a trilogy about the artist who died in January 2016 and who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Following on from the 2013 film Five Years (which was about Bowie’s creative peak between ‘Ziggy Stardust’ and the end of his Berlin period), and The…

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First-known David Bowie studio recording sells for £39,360

First-known David Bowie studio recording sells for £39,360

The first-known recording by David Bowie sold for £39,360 at an auction in Britain yesterday. Bowie made the recording when he was the 16-year-old singer of a band called the Konrads. The song – ‘I Never Dreamed’ – was recorded in a London studio in 1963, when the Konrads asked Bowie to sing lead vocals. At the time, the artist was known by his given name, David Jones, and he was ambitious to become a…

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