Deborah Levy on Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie: “Britain needs this so much more than Brexit”

From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.

Bowie was ahead of everyone else (as usual) when he created a rock star alter ego who was a citizen of Mars with the bonus of free movement to Earth. Ziggy Stardust (hair the colour of a blood orange, no eyebrows) died a long time before Bowie’s final, sad farewell, but to be honest Ziggy is still wearing full make-up and is totally alive in my mind.

When I first got my hands on my very own copy of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, its effect was...
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2017-12-18 15:39
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