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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Jeemo » 04 Dec 2016, 10:02

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Jeemo wrote:......including The Dame.


He looks ace!


And then he started dancing
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Nervous Ned » 04 Dec 2016, 14:51

Let's face it, at this stage it was a miracle the poor chap was even able to stand upright ... still, kudos for making Stacey Hayden look moderately cool in comparison! :D

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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Minnie the Minx » 04 Dec 2016, 14:51

Last night I dreamt that I was caring for Bowie the weekend that he died. Part of my job was to extract parts of his 'musical spirit' and keep them somewhere safe. Also, to keep him full of opiates. It was very strange and unsettling. Mainly as I can't remember where the hell I put those bits of spirit.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Minnie the Minx » 08 Dec 2016, 16:33

Wow.
I guess Iman has moved out.
Bowie's old home - Available for rent.
Only 43,000 a month...

https://www.nestseekers.com/648266/45-B ... rc=4UfY7bG
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby clive gash » 12 Dec 2016, 21:06

While the story of David Bowie’s flirtation with fascism and fascist imagery in the 1970s has been oft-told and discussed in subsequent years, its is worth placing in the context of the Musicians’ Union’s politics of the time and to examine the response of the Union to it.

http://www.muhistory.com/from-the-archi ... zi-salute/
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby clive gash » 21 Dec 2016, 14:41

Diamond Dog wrote:I'd like to say I;d never resort to bombs - but I;m not sure I can ever truly 'walk in those shoes'?


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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby clive gash » 31 Dec 2016, 11:34

Diamond Dog wrote:I'd like to say I;d never resort to bombs - but I;m not sure I can ever truly 'walk in those shoes'?


Diamond Dog wrote:I do find the inclusion of women unsavoury, I must confess.



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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Minnie the Minx » 06 Jan 2017, 21:41

At work as the sun goes down- all the trees are blowing like scarecrow arms. Subterraneans just popped up on YouTube and I'm gone.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Loki » 06 Jan 2017, 22:38

Hard to believe it's almost a year since we lost him.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Diamond Dog » 08 Jan 2017, 10:16

Happy birthday David.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Pat O'Banton » 08 Jan 2017, 10:58

The Secret Life of Arabia had just revealed itself to me! It's the groove!

It sounds like it has one foot in Station to Station, the other in Lodger (with a pinch of Chic and Sandinista! too).

Happy birthday, Dame!
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 08 Jan 2017, 17:17

Released for his birthday

A kid swapping a fishing rod for a Dr. Feelgood album.

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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Pat O'Banton » 09 Jan 2017, 22:33



The Polish folk record that Bowie bought in a record shop in Plac Wilsona, Warsaw in 1976 and used as "inspiration" for the vocal track of Warszawa.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby K » 09 Jan 2017, 22:45

Pat O'Banton wrote:The Secret Life of Arabia had just revealed itself to me! It's the groove!

It sounds like it has one foot in Station to Station, the other in Lodger (with a pinch of Chic and Sandinista! too).

Happy birthday, Dame!

Such a great track. From an incredible album. It is better than Low. There, I said it. Again.
Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Minnie the Minx » 10 Jan 2017, 04:27

For about two months after Bowie's death, I thought that I should write 'something' on here to memorialise him. It never came around.

Every month that passes, I think about something different to write, ranging from the fact that sometimes I can hear his voice tumbling down from on high saying "stop fucking going on and on, I'm dead, deal with it" to the quiet moments when I can still physically feel his presence, just like when I was a highly hormonal teenager telling my stepmum that I thought he came into my room each night. (I meant literally. He felt like a friend, and friends hang out.)

My selfish sense of loss at his death was magnified a thousand times over by the notion that I never said thank you to his face, I never wrote, I never gave him a thumbs up and a wink. When I was at his exhibition, I was astonished that he had kept absolutely everything, including all fan mail and gestures of adoration. I had all these plans after the exhibition to send him a thank you in a format that he would find hilarious and unique. I mulled it over often, and never did a fucking thing about it.

Soon after he died, I was given his personal email by someone who used to communicate with him. I don't remember numbers and emails, but I remembered this one. On his birthday, I finally got round to sending him an email with all I wanted to say in it. A substantial part of me genuinely believed this email would float off into an ether that would respond with something magical. Of course, the email returned as undeliverable. It's all gone. But I had to send it, anyway.

I was at a Bowie party on my birthday this Saturday. Towards the end of the night, only the hardcore remained, but it was a substantial number. Young and old, dancing or singing, everyone sang along to Life on Mars at midnight. Looking around, I couldn't believe that I ever thought that Bowie would ever die. He is in the lives and faces and eyes of every fucker who sang along. Everyone is smeared in his biofilm. It's a chronic condition. It's wonderful.

I'm a little drunk, so excuse the rambling.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Belle Lettre » 10 Jan 2017, 10:05

No idea what I want to say, just wanted to be here.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby The Great Defector » 10 Jan 2017, 11:59

Watching that last 5 years of bowie doc. The two biggest things I took away from it was firstly, he's trust in other musicians to help or just come up with pieces of music for him and secondly how sound he was. I didn't sense any, "he's dead so I have to say he's was nice" vibe from the people who were interviewed.
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Pat O'Banton » 10 Jan 2017, 18:55

sigh

(Well said, by the way, Marcus)
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Diamond Dog » 10 Jan 2017, 20:25

Where the hell did that shitty year go?

I've had a three day Bowie-fest since his birthday (and going to see "Lazarus" on that day) and, man, it's a hollow world without him sometimes, isn't it?
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Re: David Bowie RIP

Postby Belle Lettre » 10 Jan 2017, 22:06

It is. How was Lazarus, Pete?
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