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David Bowie Ziggy Stardust
In my last blog I wrote about the reaction to David Bowie’s death. Or, rather, my reaction to the reaction of David Bowie’s death.

Having never listened to a full album by the man, I had used social media to ask for suggestions for three albums to listen to, as an introduction to his work. I decided on ‘Hunky Dory’, ‘Ziggy Stardust’ and his last album, ‘Black Star’. Continue reading

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When David Bowie died, the news was met with two broad reactions. Either an outpouring of sorrow at his passing, or with bemusement at that reaction. In a sense, I fall in to the latter category.

I understood well enough the influence David Bowie had on music and culture in general, and appreciate his importance. But at the same time, Continue reading