Post-pastoral Bowie

And did those feet in ancient time Walk upon England’s mountains green: And was the holy Lamb of God, On England’s pleasant pastures seen! There’s a great scene in The Man Who Fell to Earth when Mary Lou [Candy Clark] takes Thomas Jerome Newton [Bowie] to church with her down in Artesia, NM. The pastor […]

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Like Dolphins Can Swim

For such a lyrically simple song, “Heroes” has some great lines. How propitious that Bowie should have stood by the window at Hansa Studios and seen producer Tony Visconti  kissing his lover in the shadows of the Berlin Wall– or so legend has it. No way to know then that in a dozen years the […]

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