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David Bowie: The Rise and Fall of David Bowie: All That Glitters is Not Gold

Comment by Jon Tiven, Good Times, 7 November 1973

"No matter how good David Bowie may really be, the stuff he's doing now is a lot of shit." – Chris Chesnutt, editor of the ...

David Bowie: Who is David Bowie? A Guide to the V&A retrospective

Report by Sean O'Hagan, Observer, The, 16 February 2013

As a blockbuster exhibition, David Bowie is, gets under way at the V&A, Sean O'Hagan dissects the pop icon's influences – and reveals the ideas ...

David Bowie: The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars (RCA)

Review by Nick Kent, Oz, July 1972

DAVID BOWIE, easily the most brilliant young songwriter in this country, seems to have been going through quite a few rapid changes over the last ...

David Bowie: Bowie Meets The Press: Plastic Man or Godhead of the Seventies?

Interview by Ben Edmonds, Circus, 27 April 1976

AFTER THE BRILLIANT plumage of every previous David Bowie incarnation, the stark black and white figure on the Station to Station stage might have come ...

David Bowie: How to Become a Cult Figure in Only Two Years

Profile by Steve Turner, Unpublished piece for Nova, 1974

Mickie Bloomfield is a 16-year-old shipping clerk who lives in a tower block off the Old Kent Road and who in order to ‘be great ...

David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails: David Bowie and Nine Inch Nails: Great Woods Amphitheater, Mansfield, MA

Live Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, December 1995

THE MOMENT to remember was the two headliners playing together, the end of the Nine Inch Nails set fusing without pause into the beginning of ...

David Bowie, Roxy Music, Rod Stewart, T. Rex: Albums from David Bowie, T. Rex, Rod Stewart and Roxy Music

Review by Richard Williams, Times, The, 2 September 1972

Stars of rock: T. Rex: The Slider; Rod Stewart: Never A Dull Moment; David Bowie: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars; Roxy Music: Roxy ...

David Bowie: Turn and Face The Strange: David Bowie and the Making Of Hunky Dory

Retrospective by Bill DeMain, Uncut, April 2011

JANUARY, 1971. There was trouble in outer space. Major Tom's signal was growing fainter by the day. And Ziggy Stardust was still an undefined blip ...

David Bowie: The Great Escape of the Thin White Duke: David Bowie in Berlin

Essay by Steve Turner, Independent, The, 4 May 1991

IN 1976 THE WORD was out that David Bowie was slumming it in Berlin. Rejecting the life of a rock and roll star, which was ...

David Bowie: "I have done just about everything that it's possible to do"

Interview by Mick Brown, Daily Telegraph, 14 December 1996

THROUGHOUT THE '70s, David Bowie did not have fans. He had acolytes, disciples, obsessives; teens and twentysomethings who would buy every record, watch every move, ...

David Bowie: Virgin/EMI To Issue David Bowie: Live Santa Monica '72 On July 8th

Report by Harvey Kubernik, Rock's Backpages, July 2008

VIRGIN/EMI Records on July 8th will release David Bowie: Live Santa Monica '72 in limited edition CD and numbered 180-gram double vinyl LP packages culled ...

Bauhaus, David Bowie: Ziggy Stardust: From Bowie To Bauhaus… The Key To Decades Conceits

Essay by Chris Bohn, NME, 23 October 1982

So you've seen Bauhaus performing 'Ziggy Stardust' on TV and you still don't believe in reincarnation? Ziggy, who entered the material world via David Bowie, ...

David Bowie: 'Space Oddity' (Philips)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 12 July 1969

DAVID IS A talented young man who has written many fine songs and now concentrates on mime shows. ...

David Bowie: Bowie At The Beeb

Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, November 2000

TRIPLE-CD gathers The Dame's sessions for 'Auntie', both contemporary and historical. ...

David Bowie: Bowie-ing Out at The Chateau

Report by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 4 August 1973


David Bowie: The Man Who Sold the World (Mercury)

Review by Colman Andrews, Phonograph Record, March 1971

THE MAN Who Sold the World is a vaguely-sophomoric, vaguely-mystical, thoroughly logical extension of the Music Hall tradition in British pop music. This is a ...

David Bowie: Tonight

Review by Richard Cook, NME, 29 September 1984

IT MIGHT be foolish to conjecture on which are David Bowie's public and which are his private records. ...

David Bowie: Pinups

Review by Greg Shaw, Rolling Stone, 20 December 1973

WITH EVERYONE from the Band to Don McLean doing oldies albums, the Who revisiting the Mod era, and David Bowie's guitarist Mick Ronson's obvious brilliance ...

David Bowie: Changesonebowie

Review by Mick Farren, NME, 5 June 1976

I GUESS that one of the main functions of any greatest hits album is to explain to anyone who isn't a hard core fan exactly ...

David Bowie: Reality

Review by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, 12 September 2003

LIKE ALL PROPER Dave albums, Bowie's 26th has at its core a concept, around which 11 songs uneasily cluster to articulate the master's daft vision. ...

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