David Bowie’s Most Iconic Moments

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Multi-talented musical icon David Bowie lost his 18 month battle with cancer and passed away on 11 January 2016. The star, who once said “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring,” stuck to his guns and released his latest music video Lazarus just a few days ago on his 69th birthday. We take a look at some of his most iconic moments.

Saturday Night Live performance of “Boys Keep Swinging” 1979

Only Bowie could get away with singing a homoerotic song on American TV and add a marionette with a pretty obvious raging erection to boot.

David Bowie, Annie Lennox and Queen ‘Under Pressure’

It was 1992 that saw this iconic moment between legendary artists Annie Lennox, Queen and David Bowie share the stage for a special rendition of Under Pressure.

 

Bing Crosby & David Bowie – Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy 1977

Christmas recordings were never the same after this iconic performance of “Little Drummer Boy”, written in 1957 and “Peace on Earth written especially for Bowie and Crosby.

David Bowie’s Blue Jean

Always one to push the boundaries, Bowie released a short film directed by Sex Pistols vet Julien Temple where he played dual characters.

 

David Bowie Gave The Best Interviews

A true star always gives interviews that are memorable in the viewers minds and David Bowie knew this. Here’s a compilation of his best interview moments.

 

David Bowie The Next Day

Bowie’s 2013 comeback LP The Next Day proved that he was as fresh and innovative as his contemporary counterparts casting the likes of Gary Oldman as a priest in a brothel and Oscar winner Marion Cotillard as a prostitute with stigmata.

David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust

The Rise of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars was one Bowie’s most iconic albums where he introduced his alter ego Ziggy Stardust. These performance marks an era in Bowie’s career that will always be remembered.

David Bowie Lazarus

In a fitting goodbye to his fans, Bowie released Lazarus from his 25th studio album Blackstar just a few days ago on 8 January, his 69th birthday. The video features Bowie as agitated patient in a hospital room.

 

We hope your space ship has landed in a magical place Ziggy Stardust.

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