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Contemporary Songwriters: David Bowie

Penny Valentine, Sounds, 1 May 1971

THE WORK of songwriters is conditioned by many things. Their environment, their childhood, their brushes with love, their hopes and dreams, their disillusionment. And they wrap it up in a style that is, more often than not, very reflective of the current musical approach at that moment.

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