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Tag: David Bowie

A Better Future (Song Lyric Sunday)

A Better Future is a track from Bowie’s 2002 Album, Heathen. Bowie denied that any of the album’s songs were written after September 2001, though he admitted that the songs […]

Changes (Song Lyric Sunday + Blogtober #31)

The Saxophone Player’s wife has posted prompts throughout October which has helped me change my sporadic posting regime. Today’s prompt is ‘what we learnt in 2020’ – Thanks Caroline! To […]

Sunday – (Song Lyric Sunday)

Sunday is the opening track to Heathen, which marked the return of producer Tony Visconti, who’d co-produced many of Bowie’s classic albums in the 1970s. Visconti recalled to Uncut magazine June 2008 about […]

Golden Years – (Song Lyric Sunday)

I have gone with another Bowie track, with tongue slightly in my cheek, given our current global position – however, there is always room for hope don’t you think? Musically, […]

Moonage Daydream – (Song Lyric Sunday)

Originally I found a brilliant video of EJ performing Crocodile Rock with the Muppets. Thought it would have been great to share, given our Covid reduced Panto season … sadly […]

Love You Till Tuesday – (Song Lyric Sunday)

The critics of Record Retailer, Record Mirror and Melody Maker all praised the single. In a column reviewing recently released singles, Bowie influence Syd Barrett told Melody Maker in May 1967, “Yeah, it’s a joke number. Jokes are good […]

Christmas Tunes Can Drive You Crackers

Introduction Laura McHarrie was a shop manager, when retailing … took place in bricks and mortar.  There was none of this easy peasy, drop box, ‘clicks and sorta’ kinda stuff; […]

Yuletide – The Longest Night

The title strikes to the deepest fear of any insomniac.  Regardless of the varied reasons for sleep deprivation, the extra hour in bed that we get when the clocks go […]

David Bowie is … Interpretive Reading #5

For the purpose of this project, Laura McHarrie, self-confessed, Bowie-obsessed, fan from the age of 15 has chosen Tilda Swinton’s after dinner speech at the opening of ‘David Bowie is’. The exhibition has proved to be one of the most popular exhibitions in the Victoria & Albert Museum’s history. Moreover, Tilda Swinton’s contemporary speech has been voted as one of the top 100 speeches given by women ever. With this project entitled ‘David Bowie is’ please welcome Laura McHarrie