RECORD COLLECTOR #554 February 2024 David Bowie Collectable Cover


COVER STORY - DAVID BOWIE - After Ziggy Stardust was laid to rest and Aladdin Sane didn’t stay that way for long, Bowie sought to once more shed his skin and looked towards American R&B. With help from those who were there, we retrace his mercurial steps from Diamond Dogs to Young Americans
GEDDY LEE - Rush may be no more since Neil Peart’s passing, but their frontman’s memoir, My Effin’ Life, and his spoken word tour to promote it have offered fans new insights into this Canadian rock institution and their bassist. Now he answers our questions
SARAH RECORDS - Ploughing a proudly independent furrow from their Bristol base in the 80s and 90s, this widely adored label of love deserves our retrospective respect, says the author of a new book about their gently radical approach to music making
SLEATER-KINNEY - Emerging from the wreckage of personal trauma, Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker draw positives from tough times on a new LP
THE GUESS WHO - At one point they were Canada’s biggest rock band, but you probably know them for their hit American Woman. We dig deeper into their backstory
CYMANDE - They were pioneers of UK funk, and after the hip-hop generation sampled them, they’re enjoying a new lease of life, continuing with a new documentary film
FROM THE VAULTS - Bucketloads of reissues appraised, from Cocteau Twins, Cardiacs, Wings and many more
NEW ALBUMS - New long-playing product from Idles, MGMT and The Smile lead the overview of fresh ‘content’
BOOKS - Volumes on Little Richard and Nick Cave among the pile
SINGLES - Including 7”s from Donovan, House Of Love and Sleaford Mods
LIVES - Board-treading by the likes of Pretenders and Glenn Hughes witnessed

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