Britain’s postal agency will be releasing some David Bowie stamps:
Royal Mail said it will be the first time it has dedicated an entire issue to an individual music artist.
The 10 stamps, including images of famous album covers Hunky Dory and Aladdin Sane, will go on sale on March 14.
Four of the stamps will show Bowie in action live on tour, ranging from his Ziggy Stardust tour of 1972 to his 2004 Reality Tour.
David Bowie’s longtime producer and friend, Tony Visconti, has posted a note on Facebook in remembrance of his friend.
A new David Bowie EP, No Plan, has been released for what would have been Bowie’s 70th birthday. With it comes a video for “No Plan.”
The next version of Apple’s iOS will include a David Bowie emoji.
David Bowie is now part of the esteemed iPhone emoji selection, with updates currently in beta. The iOS 10.2 upgrade includes the Duke, with two variations on the Bowie thunder bolt warpaint. That includes a purple-themed emoji, pictured above, with variation in blue and red.
David Bowie’s three final recordings will be released on an upcoming compilation album for his Lazarus musical. BBC Radio recently streamed both “When I Met You” (at the 51-minute mark) and “No Plan” (at the 46-minute mark).
Ted Leo has released a cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes” for the upcoming cover album, Let All The Children Boogie: A Tribute to David Bowie. The track listing can be found below. Pre-orders for the album are now up.
Some fans have discovered that if you expose David Bowie’s latest album artwork to sunlight, it transforms into a field of glowing stars. Once covered back up, the stars fade away.
An animated video for David Bowieʼs “I Can’t Give Everything Away” can be found on YouTube or by hitting read more. The video was put together by Blackstar album designer Jonathan Barnbrook.