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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: Bowie-ing Out at The Chateau

Report by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 4 August 1973


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: 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 in the USA

Report by Nick Kent, NME, 21 April 1973

THE MAN from the customs – a surly-looking Negro – eyed me suspiciously for a full ten minutes, and checked and rechecked my baggage and ...

David Bowie: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Ian MacDonald, NME, 14 July 1973

THERE ARE crowds of kids outside the hall, waiting for Stardust to limousine into view. And for them this is all three times as real, ...

David Bowie: Low

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 22 January 1977

AND YOU'RE profile to profile with The Man Who Fell To Bits. Against an incandescent orange background, the cover of David Bowie's new album reprises ...

David Bowie: Low

Review by Ian MacDonald, NME, 22 January 1977

YOU'RE JUST a little girl with grey eyes and you never leave your room. ...

David Bowie: 'I'm Not Ashamed Of Wearing Dresses...But Unfortunately It's Detracted From The Fact That I'm Also A Songwriter'

Interview by Danny Holloway, NME, 29 January 1972

ON THE day I was to meet David Bowie at his home in Beckenham, Kent, I really didn't know what to expect. I had heard ...

David Bowie: Let's Dance

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 16 April 1983

"Put on your red shoes and dance the blues to the song they're playing on the radio..." ...

David Bowie, Roxy Music: David Bowie, Roxy Music: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 26 August 1972

GOING TO THE Rainbow these days is definitely an outing, an excursion, something of a treat. Unfamiliarity breeds respect, and though the cheerful hippies who ...

David Bowie: David Live

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 26 October 1974

IS THERE life on Uranus? Dunno. Things were pretty quiet last time I looked. On the other hand, Tony Defries' little redhead has a new ...

David Bowie: Drum 'N' Bass Oddity

Interview by Stephen Dalton, NME, 1 February 1997

Forget the '80s. Forget Let's Dance and Tin Machine. Forget the mullets. 'Cos DAVID BOWIE'S discovered jungle and he's back with a vengeance. STEPHEN DALTON ...

David Bowie: Pin-Ups

Review by Ian MacDonald, NME, 20 October 1973

THE GOLDEN AGE Of Rock is almost universally assumed to have been in full swing between about 1954 and 1959, following which, according to every ...

David Bowie: Station To Station

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 10 January 1976

"A sixty thousand word novel is one image corrected fifty-nine thousand, nine hundred and ninety-nine times"– Samuel R. Delaney ...

Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy: Lester Bowie: Miles Davis Meets Donald Duck

Interview by Sean O'Hagan, NME, 1 November 1986

LESTER BOWIE'S white lab coat and mischievous trumpet have fronted The Art Ensemble Of Chicago's ironic jazz, From The Roots To The Source's revivalist gospel ...

David Bowie, The Troggs: David Bowie: Zigs and Troggs and Backless Nuns

Report by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 27 October 1973

IT DOESN'T MATTER who's playing. The Marquee's always a drag on Saturday nights. It's hot, crowded, uncomfortable, and noisy, and it poses a severe visibility ...

David Bowie: Bowie For Breakfast: Angie Bowie’s Free Spirit

Review by Cynthia Rose, NME, 4 July 1981

David’s golden years get shredded as Angie spills half baked beans. ...

David Bowie & The Spiders from Mars: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 6 January 1973


David Bowie: Lookin' Back, David Bowie: Sinister Odyssey Through a Treacherous Landscape

Overview by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 17 February 1973

RIGHT NOW David Bowie's albums are the subject of more close and obsessive study than anybody else's since the days when hippies all over the ...

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