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In 1983, david bowie visit new zealand and became the first rock star to be. A product of bowies berlin period, the track was not a. It was the opening track on his 1983 album lets dance and issued as the third single from the album later in the year. Crowd inside stadium prior to 1983 david bowie concert at western springs stadium in auckland get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. Tv movies books music culture sideswipe competitions. The year was 1983, the month was november, and one of the cleverest, most inventive musicians of the time was on the cusp of global stardom. China girl 1983 bowie smartens up for the 80s with nile rodgers superslick remake of an old iggy pop. David bowies 1983 auckland gig was a recordbreaker and a kiwi touchstone. David bowie downunder news feed, melbourne, victoria, australia. The serious moonlight tour was launched in may 1983 in support of david bowies album lets. David bowie is by victoria broackes, hardcover barnes. Get the david bowie setlist of the concert at athletic park, wellington, new zealand on november 24, 1983 from the serious moonlight tour and other david bowie setlists for free on setlist.

David bowie in 1983 david bowies 20 greatest songs music. On this tour david bowie became the first major rock star to be officially welcomed onto a marae, and he composed a special song for the occasion bowie s waiata. During the course of 1983, australia had become something of a focus for david bowie primarily due to the videos of his smash hits lets dance and china girl. Included on this disc is an exclusive interview containing intimate details, rare insight, and other gems not previously discovered until now. Get the david bowie setlist of the concert at western springs stadium, auckland, new zealand on november 26, 1983 from the serious moonlight tour and. It was released on 23 september 1977 as the lead single from his 12th studio album of the same name, backed with the song v2 schneider.

The gig was recorded in the guinness book of records as the largest crowd. David bowies 1983 auckland gig was a recordbreaker and a. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Set list for david bowie at athletic park, wellington 1983. If anyone still had doubts about the countrys appetite for big outdoor shows, david bowie broke worldwide attendance records, drawing 82,500 fans for a single performance at western springs stadium in late november 1983 with the serious. The serious moonlight tour was launched in may 1983 in support of david bowies album. David bowie on iggy pop previously unreleased interview, 1996 merry christmas.

Lets dance is a song recorded by english singersongwriter david bowie, released as the title track of his 1983 album lets dance. Get the david bowie setlist of the concert at western springs stadium, auckland, new zealand on november 26, 1983 from the serious moonlight tour and other david bowie setlists for free on setlist. The david bowie serious moonlight tour was thus far bowies longest, largest and most successful concert tour. Jan 11, 2016 in 1983, david bowie played bc place and the pacific coliseum in vancouver. David bowie on stage during the 1983 serious moonlight tour tour by david bowie associated album lets dance start date 18 may 1983 end date 8 december 1983 legs 8 shows 96. According to bowie fan paul from auckland, some papers may have declared a mere 70,000 attendance but that number had swelled considerably by at least 20,000 due to people pushing the perimeter fences over. Upon bowies return to this country in 1983, he again hit headlines. Stream tracks and playlists from david bowie live 1983 on your desktop or mobile. David bowie 2nd july 1983 milton keynes bowl serious.

Aug 28, 20 david bowie interviewed before his legendary 1983 concert at western springs, auckland, new zealand. Coproduced by bowie and nile rodgers of the american band chic, the song is a rock song that contains elements of new wave music. David bowie 2nd july 1983 milton keynes bowl serious moonlight support acts. David bowie concert setlist at athletic park, wellington on. David bowie singing to a crowd at western springs stadium during his visit in 1987. This is the official facebook page of bowie downunder. China girl 1983 bowie smartens up for the 80s with nile rodgers superslick remake of an old iggy pop bowie emotional addiction anthem, featuring cheesily. Oregan recalled telling bowie that it was seeing the ziggy stardust concert at the hammersmith odeon in 1973 that inspired him. Very limited edition prints of david bowie will be on view and available for purchase. David bowie live 26 november 1983 western springs biggest paid concert nz. David bowie s 1983 auckland gig was a recordbreaker and.

It began in may 1987 and was preceded by a twoweek press tour that saw bowie visit nine countries throughout europe and north america to drum up public interest in the tour. Listen to david bowie live 1983 soundcloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create mar del plata. David bowie s 1983 auckland gig was a recordbreaker and a kiwi touchstone. Modern love is a song written and recorded by english singersongwriter david bowie. Written by bowie and produced by nile rodgers of the band chic, it was released as the lead single from the album in march 1983 and went on to become one of his biggestselling tracks. Id like to say that this is the single biggest crowd ever in the history of australasian concerts bowie says after heroes. In 9 months, 99 concerts took place in over 60 cities across 15 countries, selling over 2. The largest crowd for a single show during the tour was 80,000 in auckland, new zealand, while the.

It became one of bowies signature songs and one of four of his songs to be included in the rock and roll hall of fames 500 songs that shaped rock and roll. Youd struggle to find a better concert lineup on paper anywhere in new zealands busy music history. The new york times lends context and picks away at bowie with such insight that its a rare hagiography with soul. Fond memories of david bowie tours the gisborne herald. From david bowie s serious moonlight the world tour. The beat, icehouse by 1983 david bowie was of sufficient stature to play three nights at the milton keynes bowl, which holds 65,000 people. The definitive biography of david bowie, virgin books, 1999, isbn 185227784x. David bowie interviewed before his legendary 1983 concert at western springs, auckland, new zealand. David bowie on stage during the 1983 serious moonlight tour tour by david bowie associated albumlets dance start date 18 may 1983 end date 8 december 1983 legs 8 shows 96. David bowie live 1983 free listening on soundcloud. David bowie concert setlist at athletic park, wellington.

Rare vintage original 1983 serious moonlight tour david bowie. David bowie 1983 are candid chronicle of the singer. Shop online for david bowie merchandise, apparel, tshirts, hoodies, hats, bags, drinkware, accessories, and music. The glass spider tour was a 1987 worldwide concert tour by david bowie, launched in support of his album never let me down. Vintage 1983 david bowie serious moonlight tour tshirt mint never worn. Among the 180 international acts former promoter hugh lynn brought to new zealand was rock legend david bowie. Sweetwaters on the wane 1983, 1984, 1999 scene audioculture. Politics world business tech health time health entertainment science newsfeed living sports history the time vault magazine ideas time labs photography videos the goods press room the 100 most influential people next generation leaders person of the year top of the world. From david bowies serious moonlight the world tour. Politics world business tech health time health entertainment science newsfeed living sports history the time vault magazine ideas time labs photography videos the goods press room the 100 most influential people next generation leaders person of. Icehouse frontman iva davies explains why the australian. The recording was solely written by bowie, while production was handled by him along with david richards. David bowie is welcomed onto takapuwahia marae in porirua, wellington, 1983.

The tour traversed 15 countries, more than two million tickets were sold and bowie performed almost 100 concerts, including two new zealand classics. In 1983, david bowie played bc place and the pacific coliseum in vancouver. David bowie 1983 book and limited edition boxed set. It was issued as a single on 23 march 1987 ahead of the records release. David bowie official store shop david bowie merchandise.

The serious moonlight tour was launched in may 1983 in support of david bowie s album lets dance 1983. David bowie 19831126 auckland,western springs stadium. David bowie 1983 denis oregan limited edition book of oregans photographic portrait of 1983. Born in south london in 1947, david bowie left his immortal mark over a fifty year career in singing, songwriting, and acting. In terms of bowie s career and the perspective of rock music, it is a testament as to how big a cult artist can become. David bowie concert setlist at western springs stadium, auckland. Lynn, now living in gisborne, presented bowie s 1978 the lowheroes tour, the 1987 glass spider tour and the mammoth serious moonlight tour of 1983. David bowie setlist at western springs stadium, auckland. He released eleven numberone albums in the uk and was inducted into the. David bowie, currently at the end of a world tour, requested the visit to the marae.

The fans of 50 years or those making discoveries in retrospect will be intrigued by the accompanying book david bowie is that is far more than a fanzine. Space oddity is a song written and recorded by english singersongwriter david bowie. He was a figure in popular music for over five decades and has constantly reinvented himself. David bowie was one of the most successful musicians of all time. Book or magazine covers, commercial, promotional, advertorial. The band traveled round the world,winding up in australia and new zealand in november. I like both artists but bought this for srv the problem i think he had is that he was held back by either bowie or being too reverential to the material. Lynn, now living in gisborne, presented bowies 1978 the lowheroes tour, the 1987 glass spider tour and the mammoth serious moonlight tour of 1983. Apr 17, 2020 a new book by david bowie s official tour photographer and longtime collaborator denis oregan reveals another side to the late star, capturing him offguard and offstage in 1983, the year he.

After his south island concert, the thin white duke arrived in auckland, and greeted. Bowie s monumental 1983 world tour rocked down under and one concert was the classic gig in new zealand. The david bowie s serious moonlight tour was his longest, largest and most successful concert tour. The tour opened at the vorst forest nationaal, brussels, on 18 may 1983 and ended in the hong kong coliseum on 8 december 1983. David bowie original 1983 serious moonlight tour lets dance album button.

Icehouses affinity with new zealand goes back to a memorable split enz show in sydney, davies explains. Crowd inside stadium prior to 1983 david bowie concert at western. David bowie live 26 november 1983 western springs biggest paid concert nz close. He released eleven numberone albums in the uk and was inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame in 1996. Bowies monumental 1983 world tour rocked down under and one. Nov 02, 2017 the images in denis oregans new book ricochet. David bowies 1983 auckland gig was a recordbreaker and a kiwi. David bowie live 26 november 1983 western springs biggest. David bowies official tour photographer and longtime collaborator denis oregans limited edition fine art book package of rare, intimate images. David bowie on stage during the 1983 serious moonlight tour tour by david bowie. A new book by david bowies official tour photographer and longtime collaborator denis oregan reveals another side to the late star, capturing him offguard and offstage in 1983, the year he.

Get the best deals on david bowie memorabilia when you shop the largest online selection at. Mexico, monaco, montserrat, netherlands, new zealand, nicaragua, norway. May 05, 2015 youd struggle to find a better concert lineup on paper anywhere in new zealands busy music history. The first time was the heroes tour in 1978 when he played at aucklands western springs and in christchurch at qe2 park. He came again in 1983 with his serious moonlight tour again performing at western springs and also in wellington at athletic park. Bowie arrived in wellington under the name david jones on the passenger manifest for two concerts, one with an anticipated crowd of 38,000 at athletic park in wellington and the second at the. In terms of bowies career and the perspective of rock music, it is a testament as to how big a cult artist can become. The gaps between the tracks arent as bad as people make out. Aug 04, 2015 set list for david bowie at athletic park, wellington 1983.

It was first released as a 7inch single on 11 july 1969 before appearing as the opening track of his second studio album, david bowie. It was cowritten by bowie and brian eno, produced by bowie and tony visconti, and recorded in july and august 1977 at hansa studio by the wall. The david bowies serious moonlight tour was his longest, largest and most successful concert tour. This was part of his serious moonlight tour, considered his longest, largest and.

Greatest nz concert david bowie at athletic park, 1983 rnz. Dayin dayout is a song recorded by english singer david bowie, serving as the opening track for his seventeenth studio album, never let me down 1987. It was recorded in late 1982 at the power station in manhattan and was the. On this tour david bowie became the first major rock star to be officially welcomed onto a marae, and he composed a special song for the occasion bowies waiata. Stream tracks and playlists from david bowie live 1983 on your desktop or mobile device. Jan 12, 2016 among the 180 international acts former promoter hugh lynn brought to new zealand was rock legend david bowie. This was part of his serious moonlight tour, considered his longest, largest and most successful tour ever. Bowie died last night after an 18month battle with cancer. David bowie interview, new zealand 1983 david bowie news.

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