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David Bowie RIP

Postby jimboo » 11 Jan 2016, 06:57

Reports that Bowie has died after a battle with cancer , I am numb.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby jimboo » 11 Jan 2016, 07:08

Oh , sweet jesus , confirmed. I don't know what to say.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby northernsky » 11 Jan 2016, 07:10

Yes. I can't think of any other musician whose death would affect me more.
Rather dumbly, just wish I could thank him for all that wonderful music.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Hugh » 11 Jan 2016, 07:10

Massive shock.

RIP David.

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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Nervous Ned » 11 Jan 2016, 07:11

Just heard this on Radio 4 ... Speechless ...

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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Moleskin » 11 Jan 2016, 07:12

Damn it.

RIP David.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby fange » 11 Jan 2016, 07:13

Ah fuck fuck fuck :(

RIP and thank you, Mr. Jones.
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Postby Belle Lettre » 11 Jan 2016, 07:15

The hole in the world grows larger.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby C » 11 Jan 2016, 07:16

Oh dear - very sad

A great talent

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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby mentalist (slight return) » 11 Jan 2016, 07:18

R.I.P. Thanks for that final album, David.
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Postby Conrad Knight Socks » 11 Jan 2016, 07:19

Few rock stars have reached so high. I am astonished.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby never/ever » 11 Jan 2016, 07:31

Absolutely numb.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Jan 2016, 07:32

Just...wow. Utterly speechless.

He obviously means a great deal to people here (myself included, regardless of my criticisms of most of his recent music). I'm sorry for his loss, but his recent music definitely seems to be an attempt to go out with his head held high. I'm glad he was able to succeed, and hope he went peacefully.

As one of my FB friends said, we will start to hear his new record very differently.

We were richer for his having lived, for sure.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Darryl Strawberry » 11 Jan 2016, 07:33

One minute we're discussing his new album, the next he's dead. The shock comes form not knowing anything about this at all, but he'd been ill for 18 months, apparently.
RIP Mr Jones - you were a true artist.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Neige » 11 Jan 2016, 07:39

Fuck.

Totally dumbstruck

Puts "Black Star" (song/album/video) in a different light, to say the least.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Pat O'Banton » 11 Jan 2016, 07:46

Oh my god. No. Thought this was a sick joke.

Devastated.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby LMG » 11 Jan 2016, 07:56

K wrote:One minute we're discussing his new album, the next he's dead. The shock comes form not knowing anything about this at all, but he'd been ill for 18 months, apparently.
RIP Mr Jones - you were a true artist.


What a class exit, however - in this age of information overload, to release an album and then depart while fans are still debating it without any knowledge of the circumstances. I only heard the album for the first time yesterday.

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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Geezee » 11 Jan 2016, 07:58

I guess tickets for that rumoured tour to support the album come at a higher price than most gigs. :cry:

I don't know what to say. This is devastating. I was grabbing a coffee when I saw the news, I had to pace around the building to calm myself down. It did seem curious, given the total secrecy around his previous album, that this one came out in quite a normal fashion. Nothing with Bowie comes normal.

RIP David Bowie, I thought you'd last forever.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Darryl Strawberry » 11 Jan 2016, 07:59

Just a photo of this great man
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby trans-chigley express » 11 Jan 2016, 08:11

K wrote:One minute we're discussing his new album, the next he's dead.


Yep. I feel numb right now. He always got us talking.

RIP and thanks for all the music.