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EDITORS’ NOTES

This concept album about an androgynous extraterrestrial rock star whose sparkling sexual charisma is only matched by his massive ego was Bowie's watershed moment. His new glam image made him a global superstar and remains an iconic rock fashion touchstone. But what we love even more than the platform boots and silver lamé are the thrilling songs that drive this record, from the guitar-heavy rockers "Suffragette City" and "Moonage Daydream," through the soulful ballads "Starman" and "Lady Stardust" to the unapologetically theatrical climax "Rock 'n' Roll Suicide."

EDITORS’ NOTES

This concept album about an androgynous extraterrestrial rock star whose sparkling sexual charisma is only matched by his massive ego was Bowie's watershed moment. His new glam image made him a global superstar and remains an iconic rock fashion touchstone. But what we love even more than the platform boots and silver lamé are the thrilling songs that drive this record, from the guitar-heavy rockers "Suffragette City" and "Moonage Daydream," through the soulful ballads "Starman" and "Lady Stardust" to the unapologetically theatrical climax "Rock 'n' Roll Suicide."

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About David Bowie

Everyone has a David Bowie that they fell in love with first—the otherworldly outsider Ziggy Stardust, the electronic adventurer, the wild-eyed glam pioneer, the enigmatic storyteller. But it was Bowie's ability to reinvent himself so vividly that captivated us again and again. Driven by boundless imagination, David Bowie was a multifaceted music icon, a social provocateur, a force in fashion, and a gifted actor whose unique personas and perspectives traveled with him through the decades. From the moment his homesick astronaut captured the spotlight in the late ‘60s to his exploratory, jazz-influenced Blackstar almost 50 years later, he excelled and innovated with turns in pop, glam, punk, soul, hard rock, and electronic music. And even though Bowie released vital albums throughout his life—and will forever embody the most artful edge of rock ’n’ roll—he was more than just the music he made. Bowie's fearlessness inspired us to celebrate the complexity and beauty of being completely ourselves.

  • ORIGIN
    Brixton, London, England
  • GENRE
    Rock
  • BORN
    Jan 8, 1947

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