Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

David Bowie: Bent on Success

Rosalind Russell, Disc, 6 May 1972

DAVID BOWIE is at last letting the Great British Public catch up with him. With grasshopper alacrity, he has kept ahead of us for years — before, during and since the amazing 'Space Oddity'. A contemporary of Marc Bolan's, David admits that it's probably his "flightiness" and continual need for change that has stopped him becoming as big a name as Bolan.

Total word count of piece: 1753