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About Bowie: The Man Who Stole The World

Musical icon David Bowie made an artistic career out of shocking the world, and his January 10, 2016 death was no different. With the news of his passing flooding newspaper headlines, and millions of fans paying tribute to him on social media, his departure has left a mark on many all over the world. Known as a musical chameleon, Bowie was able to flow and adapt his music and style to current fashion and trends. Prior to his breakthrough in 1972, he recorded a proto-metal record and a pop/rock album, eventually redefining glam rock with his ambiguously sexy Ziggy Stardust persona. Ziggy made Bowie an international star, yet he wasn’t content with gleaming mere glitter rock. Each one of his phases in the ’70s sparked a number of subgenres, including punk, new wave, goth rock, the new romantics, and electronica. Few rock heroes ever had such lasting impact. With just two days after his 69th birthday and the uncannily timed release of his most poignant album ‘Blackstar’, he left his fans with a parting gift that will solidify his already indelible mark in music history. With exclusive footage and interviews, we look back at his legacy and pay tribute to the life and memories of one of music’s most stardust musicians…David Bowie.