David Bowie

David Bowie Leads The Mercury Music Prize Nominations

It’s that time of year again. The Mercury Music prize shortlist has just been announced, and this year, it’s all about the big hitters.

‘Doctor Who’ And The Invasion Of The Pop Stars

Any TV show that has lasted as long, and had as great an impact as Doctor Who would probably have ended up featuring a pop star or two along the way. That’s just simple celebrity thermodynamics in action.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Who’s ‘Who’? Who Isn’t!

The stretch of time between the announcement of a retiring Doctor Who actor and that of their replacement is a fevered one indeed. Every possible human entertainer with a face is examined by fans as a potential new Time Lord, then ...

Just WHAT Is Going On In The New David Bowie Video?

When it was first announced that Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard would be appearing in David Bowie’s next promo video – for “The Next Day,” the third single since his sudden and overwhelmingly welcome comeback ...

15 Great British Tribute Band Names, And One We Made Up

There’s a definite knack to naming a tribute band: Ideally you’d want a devilishly-clever pun on the band’s name (or at a push, their most famous song or album title), but it has to be one that also explains that ...

The Best Of The Morning’s April Fool’s Day Gags

This is the worst day of the year if your job is to basically find out what other people are talking about, and then report it back to other people, who might not have known about that stuff in the first place.

David Bowie’s Brit-Themed Café Opens In… Tokyo

The promotional campaign for David Bowie’s comeback album “The Next Day” has taken another slightly odd turn, with the news that his Japanese record label has opened a special David Bowie-themed café, serving special ...

Bowie’s Back! (Again)

When David Bowie, who had appeared to be settling into a well-earned and cosy retirement, suddenly reappeared last month with a new song, “Where Are We Now?” and the artwork for a new album, “The Next Day,” it ...

David Bowie Won’t Allow Morrissey to Use Private Photo

Brit music icons David Bowie and Morrissey are engaged in a bit of a skirmish, according to reports today. Apparently, Morrissey is re-issuing his 1989 single “The Last of the Famous International Playboys” and wanted to use ...

Duncan Jones Signs Up To Direct ‘World Of Warcraft: The Movie’

It looks like David Bowie isn’t the only member of the Jones family to make a comeback this year. His son Duncan, director of Source Code and the beautiful Moon, has taken on the Herculean task of directing a movie version of the ...