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David Bowie II

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Year 1969 was anything but ordinary: A man on the moon, Woodstock, Prague Spring, Stonewall demonstrations … The world is changing very fast. It is not surprising that her first hit “Space Oddity” Bowie released just this year. Although this song is linked to cosmic themes, Bowie it deals with a new phenomenon, a new trend of thought and life, and it is “exploring inner space.” This phenomenon in his works then worked many artists and writers (Warhol, Ballard, Burroughs, Edie Sedgwick), describing the way that explore their imagination and draw inspiration. Turning yourself, creating “I” generation, placing itself at the forefront in relation to society’s changes that occurred just before the rise of David Bowie.

A few weeks before Bowie wrote this song, photo lonely planet Earth in the blackness of space coming out of the moon’s shadow ( “Earthrise”), photographed during the successful mission, “Apollo 8”, toured the world and became a symbol of the change that is taking place not in society, but to the individual, and David served as a kind of inspiration for the environment in which he wanted to express his view of “inner space.” In a few words, Bowie managed to give up the triumph of technology and tell the story about the new challenges that await humanity: what is the relationship between the individual, free to decide on their own future, and society. The next five years it will explore the inner world, full of fear, envy, madness, self-pity and isolation.

Accept yourself for what you are, regardless of the social “norms” of the time, the message is Bowie to his audience, which was found in him a kind of messiah for those who felt alienated from the world. Just intuition he has for understanding and managing your audience is one of the keys to success Bouvijevog. His prediction of new trends in music, fashion, and social change is closely supernatural. As mentioned in “Ashes to Ashes”, he does things “out of nowhere” (out of the blue); Not only is The conscious echo that will realize his ideas, but is aware of what will be a reception by the audience. Following the success of Space Oddity followed by two more albums in a similar manner: The Man Who Sold the World and Hunky Dory. On their presents itself as an androgynous figure in a dress with beautiful blond hair; posing as a Hollywood diva from the ’40s years, intrigued by her appearance, luring us to know each other better. Special attention is devoted by the design of the envelope should not be surprising.

They have a video clips were the only visual bait for the audience and Bowie knew it. One of the first fruitful collaboration with other artists was when creating covers for TMWSTW with photographer Keith MacMillan and designer Michael Fišom responsible for the beautiful “men’s dress”. During a short tour in 1971 in the United States for the first time to the scene came in a dress and was quite delighted with the positive reaction of the audience. Then he realized that there are no limits in its performance and that the audience is ready for something new and exciting. Back in London creates Zigiju. One of the first fruitful collaboration with other artists was when creating covers for TMWSTW with photographer Keith MacMillan and designer Michael Fišom responsible for the beautiful “men’s dress”. During a short tour in 1971 in the United States for the first time to the scene came in a dress and was quite delighted with the positive reaction of the audience. Then he realized that there are no limits in its performance and that the audience is ready for something new and exciting. Back in London creates Zigiju.

One of the first fruitful collaboration with other artists was when creating covers for TMWSTW with photographer Keith MacMillan and designer Michael Fišom responsible for the beautiful “men’s dress”. During a short tour in 1971 in the United States for the first time to the scene came in a dress and was quite delighted with the positive reaction of the audience. Then he realized that there are no limits in its performance and that the audience is ready for something new and exciting. Back in London creates Zigiju.

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