Hi, hello and welcome to Breaking Glass - The Bowie Catalogue. Old friends and Bowie enthusiasts Mike and Adam sit down to discuss each album in turn. Discussing their favourite songs, the projects that didn't work so well and some tracks that are truly bizarre. Join them as they muse at length about the pros of Low and the many merits of Tin Machine.
Ep. 17 – Never Let Me Down03/04/2017 Duração: 01h15min
Ladies and gentlemen, a public service announcement; David Bowie has an important issue he would like to discuss with you
Ep. 16 – Tonight21/03/2017 Duração: 01h25min
So many questions on Episode 16 as Adam and Mike discuss the monolithic 80s David Bowie classic ‘Tonight’. Get your
Ep. 15 – Let’s Dance07/03/2017
If there’s one thing you can say about Adam & Mike is that; they know when to go out and
Ep. 14 – Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)15/02/2017 Duração: 02h14min
Widely regarded as David Bowie’s last true masterpiece, until ‘Blackstar’ of course, Adam and Mike kill some time discussing 1980’s
Ep. 13 – Lodger30/01/2017 Duração: 02h09min
Talking about David Bowie’s 1979 album ‘Lodger’, Adam and Mike find themselves at a crossroads. One loves the third part
Ep. 12 – “Heroes”11/01/2017 Duração: 02h15min
Happy New Year to the handful of you! To mark one year since the Great David Bowie’s passing, Adam and
Ep. 11 – Low01/01/2017 Duração: 02h19min
Happy New Year to all in sundry. Adam and Mike cross time and geographical boundaries once more to discuss David
Ep. 10 – Station to Station16/12/2016 Duração: 01h49min
With Adam blending in on an oil rig Mike is left to his own devices on the one good branch of Greggs on the high street. Their Facetime chat finds them discussing David Bowie's all time classic Station to Station. How much do they love it? Perhaps too much to form cohesive sentences. Come let's gush together and also discuss; - Mike's skills as a foley artist - Do you believe Dwight Yoakam's Hoakem? - Should a Bowie song ever be cut down for singles? - Is anything on the album less that a 9 out of 10?
Ep. 09 – Young Americans01/12/2016 Duração: 01h44min
David Bowie News aplenty means a bumper edition of the podcast! Adam & Mike discuss the rolling news from Blackstar sleeve secrets to the Sotheby's auction via Mike's opinion on the Lazarus show. Plus the main event - chatting about the much overlooked masterpiece Young Americans. On this episodes agenda: - Did anyone need Bowie Legacy? - How angry was Visconti not to be at the Fame session? - Is the album one of the smuttiest of Bowie's career? - How many spectre's are allowed in the VIP area? Come hear the answers.
Ep. 08 – Diamond Dogs16/11/2016 Duração: 58min
It was supposed to be simple. A trip to Cybertron? Count us in. There's been a miscommunication between Adam & Mike about which Transformers we were talking to so now we've ended up on Moon Base 2. The conversation doesn't stop though as Diamond Dogs is on the agenda. Just how much Orwellian fury is at work? How much glam still coarses through it's veins? Why do Adam & Mike dislike Rebel Rebel so much? These questions amongst others... WILL. BE. TOUCHED. UPON!!!
Ep. 07 – Pin Ups02/11/2016 Duração: 01h05min
Rome burns but Adam and Mike care not a jot because there's a Bowie's cover album to be talkin' about. Join them along with the VIP Room as they discuss such important matters as: Is Sorrow the best song on the album? Is anyone's favourite album a covers album? What would a psychedelic Bowie sounded like? Who had the better autobiography Peter Ustinov or Errol Flynn? All these questions and more will be discussed but not necessarily resolved in Episode 7 - Pin Ups
Ep. 06 – Aladdin Sane19/10/2016 Duração: 01h26min
No expense has been spared as Adam, Mike & The VIP Area find themselves in the auspices of the Court of the Crimson King. This episode the album with possibly the most iconic album cover of them all is up for discussion - Aladdin Sane. Many questions will be answered: What other song would be a better album opener? Which is the best of the Mike Garson piano-led numbers? What's the difference between Ziggy Stardust pre and post America? How much is the Crimson King charging to rent the space? Do we all have to put our ties on when The Bad Seeds are in the room? Find out in Episode 6 of Breaking Glass - The Bowie Catalogue
Ep. 05 – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars05/10/2016 Duração: 01h26min
Adam's on business in the Negative Zone and Mike's relaxing on the set of Confessions of a Milkman. However there's a David Bowie album to discuss. Is Rock n' Roll Suicide the best album closer ever? How many times is the word 'Love' said in Soul Love? Is the album really the iconic masterpiece that it's held up to be? Well two boobs will give their opinions on it. Plus Mike's Mum solves the Hunk Dory Great Game debate, a quick chat about Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Skeleton Tree and we welcome the actor Powers Boothe into the VIP area.
Ep. 04 – Hunky Dory16/09/2016 Duração: 01h07min
Join Mike and Adam as they journey back to a time where the Isley Brothers were tinkling the guitar strings in search of their monstrous hit 'Summer Breeze'. Whilst visiting they take the time to discuss David Bowie's seminal work 'Hunky Dory'. What's the best song? What song shows us the way to Ziggy? Was Robert Smith really unhappy about performing 'Quicksand' live on stage and does Paul Buchanan have enough nibbles for Tewkesbury? All these questions and more will be touched upon if not answered. JOIN US!
Ep. 03 – The Man Who Sold the World01/09/2016 Duração: 01h03min
Check us one time, won't you? Won't you check us at least one time? This episode finds Mike and Adam enjoying the sights and smells of Tewkesbury Farmers Market. Between admiring the cows and cakes at the WI stand they find time to discuss David Bowie's third opus; The Man Who Sold the World. Listen as they consider it's proto-metal leanings, multiple album covers, whether or not the title track is over-rated and take time to ponder what it's like to live inside Kanye West's mind for one morning.
Ep. 02 – Space Oddity18/08/2016 Duração: 01h19min
Stop looking at the carpet! We still haven't cleaned up the awful drawing on it. Mike and Adam finally stop moaning about their idols first album and discuss his second album 'Space Oddity'. Taking time to discuss the Bowie night at the BBC proms, remembering Alan Vega and playing "The Great Game", the conversation continues.
Ep. 01 – David Bowie (1967)02/08/2016 Duração: 57min
Welcome to Episode 1 of Breaking Glass - The Bowie Catalogue. Two men named Mike and Adam sit down to discuss each album made by the iconic Mr. Bowie one by one. Maybe we'll learn something new? Maybe we'll have a few laughs? Maybe we'll become better people? Join us in the inaugural podcast as we introduce ourselves and discuss the 1967 self-titled release.