‘Blackstar’ is a masterpiece, I’m just going straight there. On this his 25thand final album there are seven songs of utter beauty. It’s nighttime listening, reflective in nature, powerful in delivery. Continue reading David Bowie ‘Blackstar’
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Life is measured by the gigs you missed
I’ve talked to a few crusty hippies in my day and whenever the subject of music arrives there’s always the inevitable shift to the ‘band that got away’. It goes something like this “oh man, I can’t believe I never saw Zeppelin” or “I missed the chance to catch the Grateful Dead gosh darn it’. It always gets me thinking; that every music fan has their ‘white whale’, the ‘band that got away’, it’s the band you’ll never see or catch, the musical Moby Dick.