But did appearances deceive? But in July he was an ordinary year-old living with his parents in an ordinary part of Kent. Then one evening, his life changed. It was the first time we were exposed to Ziggy Stardust in all his androgynous glory.
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Below is an excerpt from Shock and Awe , by Simon Reynolds. People like Lou and I are probably predicting the end of an era … I mean that catastrophically. Any society that allows people like Lou and me to become rampant is pretty well lost. Glammed up in maroon-polished nails and rock-star shades, Reed sashayed across the second-floor suite and kissed Bowie full on the mouth. Sitting in the corner, Iggy also displayed a recent glitter makeover, with silver-dyed hair, eye make-up and T. Rex T- shirt. Reed, Iggy and Bowie would later pose for the only known photograph of the threesome together, Bowie looking resplendent in a flared-cuff Peter Pan tunic made from a crinkly, light-catching fabric.
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Active in five decades of popular music and frequently reinventing his music and image, Bowie was widely regarded as an innovator, particularly for his work in the s. He has been cited as an influence by many musicians and was known for his voice and the intellectual depth of his work. Bowie outed himself in an interview with Melody Maker in January , a move coinciding with the first shots in his campaign for stardom as Ziggy Stardust.
When David Bowie died on Sunday, he left behind legions of fans who will remember him as the godfather of glam rock and the patron saint of defiant outcasts. And it became quickly apparent online that to one diverse group that came of age during his ascendance, Mr. Bowie, 69, was not just a pop idol but a lifeline. In the days since his death, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender fans have shared how the rocker influenced their lives and helped bring queer culture into the mainstream in the s and s.