https://www.nme.com/features/david-bowie-a-portrait-of-the-artist-as-a-young-man-as-told-by-those-who-knew-him-best-2443649

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To mark the new film ‘David Bowie: Finding Fame’, Andrew Trendell goes in search of the young man behind the myth, with the help of the friends, loved ones and collaborators who knew him before he became Ziggy Stardust. “I’m an instant star – just add water and stir,” David Bowie said in 1975. And while it was a brilliant soundbite, it was, in truth, far from correct. The influence of Bowie’s art and music on the very fabric of 21st century pop culture is inestimable. But, encouragingly, for those of us yet to change the world, his legend is preceded by a history of failure, reinvention, and determination. Following the documentary film Five Years in 2013 which told the story of Bowie’s... Full story

23 March

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