David Bowie on Ziggy Stardust, white funk and other theatrical matters – a classic interview

 

Charles Shaar Murray writes:

Three changes of dress and a kiss from Lou Reed. The waiters were horrified.

Jill and Lyn are 17 and they're into Bowie. They've both seen David working three times in as many weeks. They've both got Ziggy Stardust and neither of them like Marc Bolan. Jill says she likes the way David looks. She doesn't necessarily think he's good-looking, she just likes the way he looks. They and me and a sweaty hall-full of other people saw David Bowie and the Spiders From Mars work Friars in Aylesbury at the weekend. The phantom waver of the Ziggy banner put in an appearance as well, and it was alright, the band were altogether and Ziggy played guitar.

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