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Wednesday 20 August 2014

Bum note for Bowie as his new single 'doesn't count' in charts

Published 11/01/2013 | 05:00

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DAVID Bowie's surprise and much talked-about comeback track has been ruled ineligible for the singles chart.

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'Where Are We Now?', created a buzz around the world when it appeared without warning and soon topped the download charts on iTunes.

But the Official Charts Company said sales of the song did not count towards this week's top 40 because they were tied to orders for his new album.

Bowie ended his 10-year recording silence by launching the single with an album called 'The Next Day' to follow in March.

Irish Independent

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