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The more Bowie shouts just to be heard, in fact, the further back in the mix Visconti's multi-latch system pushes his vocal tracks, creating a stark metaphor for the situation of Bowie's doomed lovers".

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In FebruaryQ Magazine listed "'Heroes'" as one of the greatest singles of all time as voted by the readers. In Marchthe same magazine placed it at number 56 in its list of the Greatest Guitar Tracks. It was included in 's The Pitchfork Media It was fun for these two albums, but I'm not sure that I want to do that again.

This 'un-typical' concern has, however, manifested itself more through the visual imagery of the 'Let's Dance' and 'China Girl' videos than through any blatant pronouncement, which is probably just as well, since the political activities and statements of pop stars are generally devalued by the general received notion of entertainers as privileged cranks david bowie nme eccentrics.

Despite his off-the-cuff remarks about 'protest', Bowie has shied away from the overt-statement, but he stills feels that his responsibility exists. It's because I'm terrified of all forms of musical writing in the popular music idom just getting crunched within days of release in terms of any political significance or any social statement they might make.

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My writing for so long has been to do with the surreal that I don't even know whether I could take myself seriously as a writer of didactic statements. I'm not sure that as a writer I'm succinct enough to give it a wholeness. Also having a lot of money is very problematic for changing things I take Pete very seriously.

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That is incredible, and it's happened quite fast.

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That has made a difference, and it has said something socially and promoted, particularly for a lot of younger people, the idea of being together with another sex and another race. To put that againstit david bowie nme become a david bowie nme world over here.

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Going to play in the South was something of an effort for my band. It wasn't a pleasant experience going down to Atlanta in those times: