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an English musician, actor, record producer, and arranger. Bowie has been a major figure in the world of popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He is known for his distinctive voice as well as the intellectual depth and eclecticism of his work.
but ultimately whose cannnon of music is neither overly-interesting nor hugely significant.
Each to their own, i'm neither definitively right nor wrong, it's just my OPINION and nowt worth having a bit of a cry over.
Looks excellent, judging from the reviews.
Not too sure about the merch prices though - £35 for a poster?
Also, he was. Plus, he's gonna be too.
David Bowie is podge. Genius.
...the closest thing bourgeois liberals have to transgression. I can't believe people aren't shocked at this exhibition at the V&A - were anybody else to have such a fawning retrospective before their death, would people not talk about it at least?
This exhibition doesn't demonstrate a radical career, its just the "left wing" media giving itself a giant pat on the back.
If you allow me to quote a line from a Why? song - which is something I never thought i'd do - "only those evil live to see their own likeness in stone".
Bowie is a pop musician, an alright one, who only really means something to the now 40-something LMCE (london metropolitan cultural elite) - guardian writers, bike-riding mums and dads, artisan cheesemakers etc. He's as much part of the british cultural institution as Paul Fucking McCartney. He is not radical. David Bowie is nothing more than a pre-Gaga phenomenon.
Those celebrating his 'reinvention, his 'eclecticism', will always be hoary old rock fans telling anecdotes about when he spent 3 weeks trying to get the perfect sound out of a moog, or ex-public school boys who've grown up and like to stick to the leftfield of mainstream.. Goddamn it i love Adam and Joe but they are exactly the sort of people that want to join the misty-eyed hoards of hack music journalists and gallery curators in order to make an idol out of this boring man.
You definitely think too much about everything. Relax and enjoy yourself.
and stop reading the Daily Mail.
I get that it's all the fault of the 'left wing media' and 'artisan cheesemakers' that people rate Bowie and you don't but I'm not quite sure I understand the full details of the malevolent conspiracy that you have uncovered.
is using his pointy nipples as telescopic antennae to transmit data back to Earth