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Ever-changing Bowie

Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 January 2004

AFTER YEARS of hiding behind characters he created, David Bowie, 57, knows who he is. Although he is no longer making records on the leading edge of rock's avant-garde, as he once did, the British rock star has settled into a comfortable and confident middle age, free of drugs, alcohol and tobacco, with a four-year-old daughter by his second wife, fashion model Iman, and his first real headline tour in more than seven years.

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