RIP David Bowie

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by EastEnder, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. killer b

    killer b Feat. Sean Paul

    An ex urb just posted this on Facebook- a record that bowie apparently picked up in warsaw, and should be listened to in conjunction with the track of that name on 'Low

     
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  2. friedaweed

    friedaweed Sitting down for a wee

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    Exactly the same mouth.:eek:

    Clearly you lot have been duped. He's been alive all this time, leading the Cowboy Junkies. ;) All that sorrow and pain :facepalm::oops:
     
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  3. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    This is great:

     
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  4. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Love the spoken intro!

     
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    editor Taffus Maximus

     
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    editor Taffus Maximus

     
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    editor Taffus Maximus

     
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    editor Taffus Maximus

     
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  9. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Not entirely successful I fear. Nice idea though.

     
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  10. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus



    Must have blown some minds!
     
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  11. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    Have been listening to Bowie today. Some footage from Glasto 2000 when I was smashed on lsd right at the front of the massive crowd. Such an impressive artist and human being. I started collecting Bowie vinyl, programmes and memorabilia when I was about 8-10 (80s) after hearing Space Oddity at Thorpe Park when I was a lad :)

    Remember when I heard he had died. Was facing Brixton tube and could not breath for a while. Had only seen him live once but he was the only artist that I really obsessed over.

    Got to see the artist doing the mural in Brixton and took a seat to watch while I listened to 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars' :cool: Watched people walking past and pitied them for not 'knowing' :hmm: Told my boss I had serious things to deal with :)

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    Is there Life on Mars?
     
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  12. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    Will the generation below us ever have artists who's music exists past their own deaths?

    Music (mainstream at least) has reached a level of Blandular Fever) that I can't fathom. Adele, Coldplay and Ed Sheeran are 'not terrible' but I can't understand how they can fill stadiums?
     
  13. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    Got a copy of The Man Who Sold the World for £1 at a car boot sale in Brighton a few years back. I had a copy already but this one was in better nick. Turned out it was signed and had a letter from Bowie to a fan inside :cool:
     
  14. wayward bob

    wayward bob i ate all your bees

    saw thread in new posts and though not again :( :hmm: :oops: :facepalm:
     
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  15. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    You jammy git! Nice one.
     
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  16. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    Was a bonus :D

    I have a LOT of Bowie merch and vinyl. Some of the t-shits are really fucking shit :D but I have a lot of his stuff during the 'Germany era' which is fascinating :cool: Also have a 'Bowie' branded harmonica :hmm: but I suspect that was not official merch :D
     
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  17. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    Think that Bowie was the first artist/celebrity who's death really (made me cry in public) shook me up.

    The next (and last) one will be David Attenborough.

    After these two the rest of the human race are oxygen stealing wankers who we are better off without frankly.
     
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  18. Don Troooomp

    Don Troooomp Well-Known Member

    The guy will never really die because his music will last forever.
    Willy suggested (seriously paraphrased) while ever ears can hear and men can breath, so lives his music, and that gives life to him.
    Bowie isn't dead, just his body stopped working.
     
  19. Sprocket.

    Sprocket. Baroudeur...

    I wondered where I’d left that!
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  20. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Great article here:

    Tony Visconti Counts Down His Favorite Tracks
     
  21. Don Troooomp

    Don Troooomp Well-Known Member

    Just in case nobody has seen this, it's a really nice salute to Bowie

     

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