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The Tragic Real-Life Story Of David Bowie

David Bowie was an icon in music and pop culture, a chameleon who changed personas as they occurred to him and as they helped him express himself creatively. He flouted a fluid sexuality, an expression of freedom that made everyone take note, and compelled his fans to likewise feel free to make their own statements on who they were and what they stood for. He flabbergasted and enraged some less flexible folks, fanning the flames when he made it clear their disapproval mattered not one bit to him

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    David Bowie's Tragic Real-Life Story

    David Bowie's Tragic Real-Life Story

    David Bowie was an icon in music and pop culture, a chameleon who changed personas as they occurred to him and as they helped him express himself creatively. He flouted a fluid sexuality, an expression of freedom that made everyone take note, and compelled his fans to likewise feel free to make their own statements on who they were and what they stood for. He flabbergasted and enraged some less flexible folks, fanning the flames when he made it clear their disapproval mattered not one bit to him.

    What David Bowie's Most Famous Looks Actually Mean

    What David Bowie's Most Famous Looks Actually Mean

    The starman left Earth on January 10, 2016, just two days after his 69th birthday and the release of his final studio album, Blackstar. Already attracting respectable reviews from critics, upon the announcement of David Bowie's death, the album took on much greater significance. Fans and journalists alike reappraised the songs in light of his death, realizing that Blackstar was loaded with hidden meaning.

    What The Final 12 Months Of David Bowie's Life Were Like

    What The Final 12 Months Of David Bowie's Life Were Like

    David Bowie died from cancer on January 10, 2016, leaving behind one of the most eclectic catalogs in music history. He'd been a glam-rock star, an arty experimentalist, a dance-pop hit-maker — any genre was within his grasp, often because he was reinventing each one of them in his own malleable image. The whole world seemed to be in collective mourning after the singer's sudden, private death at age 69 — not only for the man himself, but also for the unrecorded, innovative albums we all assumed we'd be dissecting and debating in his twilight years.

    This Is David Bowie's Most Underrated Song

    This Is David Bowie's Most Underrated Song

    Gather a handful of people together, ask them who their favorite artist in history is, and chances are that at least one of them will name-drop David Bowie. He's a pretty sure bet, after all, because his lengthy career offered something for everyone. If you didn't like the man's later years, or his famed Berlin Trilogy, there are always his early endeavors under the guise of Ziggy Stardust, or his stint as the Thin White Duke. Heck, if you want to be really hipster about it, there's even his two-album noise rock influenced supergroup, Tin Machine.

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