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Ziggy Played Guitar

On this day 45 years ago there occurred a musical earthquake. Nothing has ever been the quite the same. Yet again, I refer you to the master Bowie analyst Chris O’Leary for his song-by-song commentary. Chris, you are about 10 years younger than me, but given your thoughts on “Moonage Daydream”, how the fuck do you think we…

Soul Love

Though not particularly obvious “Soul Love” is to my mind the deepest song (and he’s had more than most) by Bowie (then aged 25) and by extension one of the most evocative of rock songs. It plays a pivotal role in the running order of arguably one of the greatest rock albums made and, of course, part…