❉ Nicholas Pegg talks Decades, Doctor Who and David Bowie.
❉ An appreciation of the timeless, cathartic qualities of Bowie’s masterwork, released on this day in 1977.
❉ ‘The Last Five Years’ to air on the night before what would have been Bowie’s 70th birthday, Beeb comp for 13 January.
❉ “I’ve got a handful of songs to sing, to sting your soul, to fuck you over.” We react to David Bowie’s final recordings.
❉ We give you the lowdown on some noteworthy recent vinyl reissues. This month: Dead Can Dance, Bowie, Pink Floyd.