Facts about David Bowie

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David Bowie is a famous Musician from England, he/she is 71 years old and still alive, born January 8, 1947.

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He/she is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by David.

Related authors: Tony Visconti

Famous quotes by David Bowie (32)


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"I'm an instant star. Just add water and stir"
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"I went through all the musicians in my life who I admire as bright, intelligent, virtuosic players"
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"I believe that I often bring out the best in somebody's talents"
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"But I'm pretty good with collaborative thinking. I work well with other people"
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"It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people will analyze a situation or make a judgement after only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece"
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"I'm just an individual who doesn't feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I'm working for me"
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"Tony Visconti and I had been wanting to work together again for a few years now. Both of us had fairly large commitments and for a long time we couldn't see a space in which we could get anything together"
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"To not be modest about it, you'll find that with only a couple of exceptions, most of the musicians that I've worked with have done their best work by far with me"
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"There, in the chords and melodies, is everything I want to say. The words just jolly it along. It's always been my way of expressing what for me is inexpressible by any other means"
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"Pixies and Sonic Youth were so important to the eighties"
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"I never could get over the fact that The Pixies formed, worked and separated without America taking them to its heart or even recognizing their existence for the most part"
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"Heathenism is a state of mind. You can take it that I'm referring to one who does not see his world. He has no mental light. He destroys almost unwittingly. He cannot feel any Gods presence in his life. He is the 21st century man"
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"Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I've seen on some of the songs that I've written are a lot more interesting than the input that I put in"
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"When you think about it, Adolf Hitler was the first pop star"
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"I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential of a superman. I'm living on"
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"I think it all comes back to being very selfish as an artist. I mean, I really do just write and record what interests me and I do approach the stage shows in much the same way"
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"I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely and just work within the visual arts in some way. I started painting quite passionately at that time"
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"I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music"
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"I had to resign myself, many years ago, that I'm not too articulate when it comes to explaining how I feel about things. But my music does it for me, it really does"
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"But I've got to think of myself as the luckiest guy. Robert Johnson only had one album's worth of work as his legacy. That's all that life allowed him"
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"Strangely, some songs you really don't want to write"
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"Nearly all the synth work on Heathen is mine and some of the piano"
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"I've never responded well to entrenched negative thinking"
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"I'm always amazed that peole take what I say seriously. I don't even take what I am seriously"
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"I think Mick Jagger would be astounded and amazed if he realized that to many people he is not a sex symbol, but a mother image"
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"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring"
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"However, there's no theme or concept behind Heathen, just a number of songs but somehow there is a thread that runs through it that is quite as strong as any of my thematic type albums"
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"On the other hand, what I like my music to do to me is awaken the ghosts inside of me. Not the demons, you understand, but the ghosts"
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"The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time"
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"Sometimes you stumble across a few chords that put you in a reflective place"
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"I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human"
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"And I saw the sax line-up that he had behind him and I thought, I'm going to learn the saxophone. When I grow up, I'm going to play in his band. So I sort of persuaded my dad to get me a kind of a plastic saxophone on the hire purchase plan"


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