David Bowie’s ‘I Can’t Give Everything Away’ given new lyric video

David Bowie

David Bowie’s track “I Can’t Give Everything Away” has been given a new lyric video.

The clip was created by artist Jonathan Barnbrook, who designed the artwork for Bowie’s final album ★ (Blackstar).

Bowie had been diagnosed with caner and died in January just two days after the release of the ★ LP. He was 69 years old.

Says Barnbrook, who had worked with David Bowie over a 14 year period: “This is really a very simple little video that I wanted to be ultimately positive.

“We start off in the black and white world of ★, but in the final chorus we move to brilliant colour. I saw it as a celebration of David – to say that despite the adversity we face, that human beings are naturally positive.

“They can take the good from the past and use it as something to help with the present. We are a naturally optimistic species and we celebrate the good that we are given.”

You can watch the video for “I Can’t Give Everything Away” below:

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The Winery Dogs share cover version of David Bowie’s ‘Moonage Daydream’

The Winery Dogs 2015

The Winery Dogs have shared a cover version of David Bowie’s “Moonage Daydream.”

The song was being held by the band for use as bonus material on a future release, but they decided to issue it to honour Bowie following his death this week from cancer at the age of 69.

Says Winery Dogs drummer Mike Portnoy: “Just thinking of all the ways David Bowie’s music affected my life for the past 45 years when I began listening to him. I loved the song ‘Memory Of A Free Festival’ when my dad introduced me to it when it was released. I was about three years old.

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars to this day is still in my top five albums of all time. An absolute masterpiece from the opening of ‘Five Years’ to the closing of ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide’.

“I don’t think many people ever caught this, but look at the shirt I am wearing on the cover of The Winery Dogs’ first album. Yep, Ziggy Stardust is right there with me, Billy Sheehan and Richie Kotzen. And one of the unreleased covers we recorded during that first session was ‘Moonage Daydream’.

“Thank you, David Bowie, for being a part of my entire life. Your music and memory will live with me and millions of your fans forever.”

You can listen to The Winery Dogs’ cover of “Moonage Daydream” below.

The Winery Dogs

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New music releases, 8th January 2016

This week’s new and notable releases in one handy list:

David Bowie - Blackstar cover
Blackstar, David Bowie

Leave Me Alone, Hinds
Star Wars: The Ultimate Soundtrack Collection, John Williams
Stupid Dream (Reissue), Procupine Tree
Ride Forth, Exmortus
Helldog, Evil Scarecrow
Circular Time, Ramleh
Psychogenic Atrophy (Reissue), Dimesland
Hollywood Vampires (Remastered), L.A. Guns
Nomadic E.P., Fallujah

Check ’em out over at the Skin Back Alley Music Store.

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New music releases, 17th November 2014

Here are the new and notable album releases this week, 17th November 2014:

Black Widow Cover
Black Widow, In This Moment

It’s In The Streets, This Legend
Dreamchaser, Victorious
Stacked Up XX (Remastered Edition), Senser
Blueneck, King Nine
H7, Blodhemn
Catharsis, Soldierfield
Global Purification, Thanatos
Nothing Has Changed, David Bowie
Avonmore, Bryan Ferry
No Fixed Address, Nickelback
Live In Berlin, Depeche Mode
Let Us Burn (CD & DVD), Within Temptation
Family, Thompson
The Suffocating Darkness, Soulburn
Hit N Run, Wild Rose
The Albums Collection Vol.1 (1973-1984), Bruce Springsteen
Seeds, TV On The Radio
Different Every Time, Robert Wyatt
Good Girls, 5 Seconds Of Summer
Pom Pom, Ariel Pink
Surgical Remission-Surplus Steel, Carcass
First Demo, Fugazi
Grand Morbid Funeral, Bloodbath
Bones + Longing, Gemma Hayes
Word To The Blind, Savages and Bo Ningen

All of the above – and many more besides! – are available via the Skin Back Alley Music Store.

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David Bowie to release new single and career spanning compilation

David Bowie

David Bowie has announced that he is to release a retrospective compilation in November.

Nothing Has Changed
will feature tracks from the entirety of Bowie’s career, and will also feature a brand new single, “Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime).”

The new song – which has a running time of 7 minutes and 40 seconds – was recorded this year and produced by Tony Visconti. It is the only new material to be included on Nothing Has Changed, which begins with Bowie’s first single “Liza Jane” and includes material from the subsequent decades, including “Life On Mars?”, “Fashion” and “Let’s Dance”.

“Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)”, will be released as a limited edition 10″ single and digital download on November 17th, the same day as the album.

The 10″ will also feature another exclusive 2014 recording on the B-side: “Tis A Pity She’s A Whore”.

Nothing Has Changed also features the previously unreleased “Let Me Sleep Beside You” from the Toy album sessions. The download only “Your Turn To Drive” will also be making its debut on CD for Nothing Has Changed alongside a 2001 re-recording of the 1971 outtake, “Shadow Man”.

The tracklist for the 3CD Deluxe Edition of Nothing Has Changed is as follows:

CD 1:
‘Sue (or In A Season Of Crime)’
‘Where Are We Now?’
‘Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy for the DFA Edit)’
‘The Stars (Are Out Tonight)’
‘New Killer Star (radio edit)’
‘Everyone Says ‘Hi’ (edit)’
‘Slow Burn (radio edit)’
‘Let Me Sleep Beside You’
‘Your Turn To Drive’
‘Shadow Man’
‘Seven (Marius De Vries mix)’
‘Survive (Marius De Vries mix)’
‘Thursday’s Child (radio edit)’
‘I’m Afraid Of Americans (V1) (clean edit)’
‘Little Wonder (edit)’
‘Hallo Spaceboy (PSB Remix) (with The Pet Shop Boys)’
‘Heart’s Filthy Lesson (radio edit)’
‘Strangers When We Meet (single version)’

CD 2:
‘Buddha Of Suburbia’
‘Jump They Say (radio edit)’
‘Time Will Crawl’ (MM remix)
‘Absolute Beginners (single version) (5.35)
‘Dancing In The Street’ (with Mick Jagger)
‘Loving The Alien (single remix)’
‘This Is Not America’ (with The Pat Metheny Group)
‘Blue Jean’
‘Modern Love (single version)’
‘China Girl (single version)’
‘Let’s Dance (single version)’
‘Fashion (single version)’
‘Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) (single version)’
‘Ashes To Ashes (single version)’
‘Under Pressure (with Queen)’
‘Boys Keep Swinging’
”Heroes’ (single version)’
‘Sound And Vision’
‘Golden Years (single version)’
‘Wild Is The Wind (2010 Harry Maslin Mix)’

CD 3:
‘Young Americans (2007 Tony Visconti mix single edit)’
‘Diamond Dogs’
‘Rebel Rebel’
‘Drive-In Saturday’
‘All The Young Dudes’
‘The Jean Genie (original single mix)’
‘Moonage Daydream’
‘Ziggy Stardust’
‘Starman (original single mix)’
‘Life On Mars? (2003 Ken Scott Mix)’
‘Oh! You Pretty Things’
‘The Man Who Sold The World’
‘Space Oddity’
‘In The Heat Of The Morning’
‘Silly Boy Blue’
‘Can’t Help Thinking About Me’
‘You’ve Got A Habit Of Leaving’
‘Liza Jane’

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