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Moonage Daydream Illuminates the Life and Genius of David Bowie

Don’t fake it baby, lay the real thing on me. The church of man, love Is such a holy place to be. Make me baby, make me know you really care. Make me jump into the air.

David Bowie – Moonage Daydream

Neon and Universal Pictures Content Group announced that Brett Morgen’s David Bowie documentary Moonage Daydream will hit theatres globally on September 16.

The first feature documentary on Bowie to have been sanctioned by the artist’s estate, Moonage Daydream will screen on Imax in select territories. 

The film explores the iconic performer’s creative, musical and spiritual journey hails from acclaimed documentarian Brett Morgen (Cobain: Montage of HeckJane).

Told through sublime, kaleidoscopic, never-before-seen footage, performances and music, Morgen’s feature-length experiential cinematic odyssey explores Bowie’s creative, musical and spiritual journey.

It illuminates not only the life, but also the genius of Bowie, who worked across several disciplines—most notably music and film—it also explores art forms throughout his life including dance, painting, sculpture, video and audio collage, screenwriting, acting and live theatre.

The unfiltered genius of Bowie is captured in all his glory

Bowie’s estate presented filmmaker Brett Morgen with unfiltered access to Bowie’s personal archives, including all master recordings, in 2017. The motion picture reveals the icon through his own voice and features 48 of his musical tracks, mixed from their original stems.

Moonage Daydream will also have a companion album that will feature a collection of rarities and unreleased material of David Bowie’s career.

The album will be available on digital streaming services starting on Sept. 16, the same day the film hits theaters. A 2-CD version will follow in November, with a vinyl edition due in 2023. Other rarities on the album includes an early version of “Quicksand,” the song that was released on 1971’s Hunky Dory.

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