David Bowie – Scary Monsters (And Supercreeps)

Bowie gets all introverted and psychotic. Just another day at the office After a series of popular and artistically successful albums throughout the Seventies, David Bowie marked the end of the decade with one of his finest yet, Scary Monsters (And Supercreeps), an LP that for many longtime fans would also mark the end of… Read More David Bowie – Scary Monsters (And Supercreeps)

David Bowie – Peter And The Wolf

It’s well known that David Bowie was not afraid to experiment, whose penchant for theatre, film and even pantomime were all important and vital aspects in his creative approach. So when the opportunity arose for him to narrate Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf (apparently RCA’s first choice was Alec Guinness, followed by Peter Ustinov,… Read More David Bowie – Peter And The Wolf

David Bowie – Space Oddity

Bowie’s second LP was a quantum leap from his first, although perhaps not the best introduction to the uninitiated. At times his voice is still unsure of itself, the songwriting, with the exception of “Space Oddity”, occasionally uncomfortable, awkward even, as if Bowie couldn’t quite decide as to which genre suited him best. However there… Read More David Bowie – Space Oddity

David Bowie – Black Star

Most of the reviews I’ve read of this album were written before David Bowie’s unexpected death. Such was the secrecy surrounding his situation that few if anyone beyond David’s immediate family were aware of his circumstances. And so when the news of his death was broadcast to the world it came as an immediate shock. Even mainstream media… Read More David Bowie – Black Star