Posts Tagged ‘David Bowie’

No-Bowie Can Compare

The Contemporary Studies programme out of King’s College has chosen to focus their third year course, CTMP 3415: Contemporary Aesthetic and Critical Thought, around David Bowie, the idol of the 1970s and ‘80s. Dr. Elizabeth Edwards, Director of the Contemporary Studies Programme and instructor of the course, sat down with Gazette reporter William Coney to…

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Take a glance at Bowie’s Let’s Dance

As the 1970s wore down, Bowie retired his stage personas of Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, and the Thin White Duke, and opted for new-wave music on 1983’s Let’s Dance. Despite being filled with upbeat rhythms, Let’s Dance is a dark, introspective album which focuses on prejudice, racism, man versus God, and human nature. The title track…

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