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➤ “I’m not a rock star” Bowie often said – No, David, you were a messiah

◼ ALL 10 BRITISH NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS filled their front pages today with the death of David Bowie at 69 – and so did scores of newspapers overseas. The last pop star whose death justified such deification was Jacko in 2009; … Continue reading

2012 ➤ If David Jones hadn’t become Bowie what would have become of the rest of us?

❚ HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR BOWIE. And thanks for the boggling, inspirational, poptastic ride so far —140 million albums sold and the rules of rock rewritten. You will be the genie waiting at the end of time. Boy George has this … Continue reading

1980, Bowie recruits Blitz Kids for his Ashes video

➤ £50 for a walk up the beach with David in Ashes to Ashes Posted on 1 July 2020 40 YEARS ON ❚ TODAY WAS THE DAY in 1980 when London’s now fabled Blitz Club was blessed by a visit … Continue reading

1980 ➤ Life on Mars as you’ve never heard Bowie before!

40 YEARS ON Just watch this long-lost footage from the Johnny Carson show. Bowie utterly sensational on both tracks, the second being Ashes to Ashes. But this powerful version of Life on Mars has to be yet *another* definitive one!!! … Continue reading

➤ Farewell Kansai the fashion genius who breathed the same colours as Bowie

The Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto – known for styling David Bowie and creating some of Ziggy Stardust’s most flamboyant outfits – died last week of leukaemia aged 76. He went on to be a huge influence on a generation … Continue reading