David Bowie : My Tribute to a True Music Legend

Today has truly been a sad day. Today we lost a music legend. Today we said goodbye to David Bowie.

Our Bowie Print in our Flat
It's been a sad time for us what with the passing of Lemmy over the Christmas period. The news today came as a big shock.

So many have already paid tribute. I won't rehash what they have said but just pass on my own memories.

As a kid I loved a Space Oddity. Being one of the only kids at school who wasn't into NKOTB or other bands of the day, I instead was a listener of Capital Gold. My parents both have awesome taste in music so I grew up listening to a lot of rock and pop from their era rather than my own.

I have mentioned before my love of all things spacey and despite the dark overtones of Space Oddity,  whenever I hear the song it makes me smile.

Today I have been listening to a lot of Bowie and it has amazed me how many tracks I love and remember. I had completely forgotten Bowie had written The Man who Sold the World having only really listened to the Nirvana cover of late.

I had also forgotten the brilliant Little Wonder from 97, the fact the opening scenes from Guardian of the Galaxy is set to Moonage Daydream, the wonderful Modern Love (which will no doubt have to make at appearance at the wedding),  and of course Under Pressure with the fabulous Queen.

There really are too many to list to be honest. Recently one of my fondest memories is the sound of Heroes playing as the GB team stepped out onto the track at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics. The sense of pride felt when that played will never be forgotten.

Taken far too soon from us, but what a hell of a legacy to have left behind. RIP David Bowie, The Goblin King. Gone but you will never be forgotten!


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