Legendary singer David Bowie has refused to take to the stage at the ISLE
OF WIGHT festival tonight (13JUN04) - until his beloved ENGLAND soccer team
have completed their first EURO 2004 match.
The soccer-mad singer, 56, has told festival organisers he will remain
backstage until captain David Beckham and his men have finished playing FRANCE
in the Portugal-based tournament.
And Bowie has also asked organisers to ship in a television set for his
dressing room so he can watch the game in private.
However the modest star has made few other demands - and has opted to stay
in the $82.71 (GBP45.95)-a-night local TRAVEL INN hotel - rather than a more