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“Lazarus”, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, at the King’s Cross Theatre, 22 January 2017

This Sunday afternoon, Kath and I went to see the last performance of “Lazarus”, the musical created by David Bowie and playwright Enda Walsh. You probably know that this was first performed in New York in December 2015, not long … Continue reading

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My Top Ten albums of 2016

A turbulent year politically, what with Brexit, Trump and the continued horrors of Syria. And a sad year in music, when we lost David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen and more. But the music itself – as brilliant as ever. I’ll … Continue reading

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David Bowie, 1947-2016

Got your mother in a whirl… 7.10 this morning. I drag myself out of bed. I check my iPhone for messages. A Guardian news alert. “David Bowie has died, aged 69”. I’m kind of stunned. This can’t be. He’s just … Continue reading

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My Top Ten – Albums of 2015

It’s that time of year when it has to be done – my top ten albums of 2015! I had more candidates this year than in previous ones, as I’ve spent a lot of time listening BBC 6 Music and … Continue reading

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Scenes from Berlin – 04

Had to take the train from Potsdamer Platz… So sang David Bowie on “Where Are we Now?”, his wistful look back at his time in Berlin, on his album “The Next Day”, last year. So, clearly, we had to visit … Continue reading

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The Glass Spider Band at Under The Bridge

Not content with just the Ultimate Bowie band, featuring Ed Blaney, at Latititude, I went last week to see The Glass Spider Band with a few friends in a club bizarrely situated in Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea Football Club. … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (31) “Where Are We Now?” by David Bowie

Earlier this week, as I was working my way through a few hours’ worth of tweets, I saw something unexpected and exciting: a new single from David Bowie! It was completely out of the blue as far as I was … Continue reading

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