Latest in: 1987 – 1992

  • David Bowie performs Rock 'N' Roll Suicide live in Tokyo on the Sound & Vision tour

    ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide’ live in Tokyo

    David Bowie performs 'Rock 'N' Roll Suicide' live in Tokyo on the Sound & Vision tour on 16 May 1990....
  • David Bowie plays acoustic guitar at the Sound & Vision tour press conference in 1990

    Sound & Vision tour press conference

    David Bowie sings segments of 'Panic In Detroit', 'Queen Bitch' & 'John, I'm Only Dancing' on acoustic guitar during the press conference for the Sound & Vision tour....
  • David Bowie uncut interview from 1987

    In this uncut interview from 1987, Bowie discusses the influence of Andy Warhol and the reasons for choosing Peter Frampton as the guitarist on the ‘Never Let Me Down’ album. After an unscheduled interruption because of a ringing phone, he talks about the controversy surrounding the video for ‘Day In Day...
  • David Bowie performs 'Young Americans' at the Tivoli Club in Sydney on the Australian leg of the Glass Spider tour, filmed on 27 September 1987.

    ‘Young Americans’ live at Sydney’s Tivoli Club in 1987

    David Bowie performs 'Young Americans' at the Tivoli Club in Sydney on the Australian leg of the Glass Spider tour, filmed on 27 September 1987....
  • David Bowie – ‘Never Let Me Down’ music video

    For the promo video to accompany the ‘Never Let Me Down’ single, Bowie recruited French director Jean-Baptiste Mondino. Mondino had made his name in 1985 with Don Henley’s ‘The Boys Of Summer’ and Sting’s ‘Russians’, and would later direct Madonna’s controversial ‘Justify My Love’. Of the video, Bowie said it’s...
  • ‘Time Will Crawl’ performed on Top of the Pops

    This performance of ‘Time Will Crawl’ on BBC TV’s Top of the Pops was recorded for the 18 June 1987 edition, but never actually aired. Released as a single, in the UK it peaked at number 33 in the chart, hence the decision to axe the performance from the show....
  • Bowie and band rehearse for the Glass Spider tour

    This rare footage shows David Bowie and his band rehearsing in New York City ahead of the Glass Spider tour in 1987. The songs being rehearsed are: ‘Never Let Me Down’ ‘Blue Jean’ ‘Time Will Crawl’ ‘Shining Star (Makin’ My Love)’ Although seen here, ‘Shining Star (Makin’ My Love)’...