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David Bowie: Man Of A Thousand Phases

Steven P. Wheeler, Music Connection, September 1995

IF EVER there was a rock star who epitomized the life of a musical chameleon, it would be David Bowie – not only in his art, but in his look and attitude. Now, with his first release on Virgin, Outside, a Gothic musical drama due September 26, the 48-year-old Bowie has once again challenged his fans and critics to accept his ongoing personality changes.

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