Tag Archives: David Bowie

Arcade Fire – Funeral

Arcade Fire is an indie/art house rock band based in Montreal. They released their first full-length album in 2004. It’s called ‘Funeral’, so named because a lot of the band member’s family and friends died during the making of the … Continue reading

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It’s the end of the world as we know it

Well, the doom and gloom of my previous post (see here) got me thinking about my favourite ‘end of the world’ songs. So, in no particular order, I’ll start off with Seconds by U2. This song is from U2′s third … Continue reading

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Vince Taylor – Ziggy played guitar

In 1998, Alan Yentob made a documentary to mark David Bowie’s 50th birthday. Amongst other things in the programme, Bowie explained how his Ziggy Stardust persona came about. In the mid sixties, Bowie sometimes used to hang out with a … Continue reading

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David Bowie – Low

David Bowie spent the mid seventies in Los Angeles, where he was doing large amounts of the white stuff. “I blew my nose one day and half my brains came out,” he later said. In 1976 Bowie fled back to … Continue reading

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