• Johnny Flynn on Becoming Bowie

    8 days ago - By AnOther

    Before Ziggy Stardust and glam rock, before his shape-shifting ascension to space-alien pop god, David Bowie was just a kid from Bromley, immersed in mime, avant-garde theatre and acoustic folk. His 1969 hit, Space Oddity , was a beguiling combination of these practices but, despite becoming the unofficial soundtrack to that year's Apollo landing, it failed to thrust Bowie's career into orbit. The single's initial glow faded amid a string of dudhellip;
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