I’m screaming that I’m gonna be living on till the end of time…

Video-sharing websites — YouTube not the least — have been around for barely 10 years. If we put this in a David Bowie context — when he ended the Reality Tour abruptly in 2004, YouTube did not yet exist, although some of its lesser-known predecessors did. The ability we have now, to access reams of…

Like Everest it’s fatal… Its peaks are cold as ice…

More Tin Machine. Because this is my blog, and I can talk about whatever songs I want. Reeves Gabrels is part of the legacy of Tin Machine — lest we forget. This is a collaboration with Bowie that went on at least a good ten years after Tin Machine I came out. This was something…

Lucky old sun is in my sky… Nothing prepared me for your smile…

The old nursery rhyme goes like this: Monday’s child is fair of face, Tuesday’s child is full of grace, Wednesday’s child is full of woe, Thursday’s child has far to go. Friday’s child is loving and giving, Saturday’s child works hard for a living, But the child born on the Sabbath Day, Is fair and…

My friend don’t listen to the crowd… They say ‘Jump’…

“Jump They Say’ was the lead of single from “Black Tie White Noise” in 1993. It is about Bowie’s feelings about his half-brother Terry who lived with schizophrenia and committed suicide in 1985. We know this song is about his brother, because Bowie chose to tell us. If you read the lyrics or watch the…

My brain hurt like a warehouse… It had no room to spare…

For about a month now, I’ve been spending a lot of time listening to, and thinking about, David Bowie. I do have a life. Thankfully this blog has an end date — or I might be forever lost in the Bowieverse and never re-emerge. As I’ve said previously, Ziggy is one of my all-time favourite…