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REDUX: The Mid-80s Malaise: 1983 – The Year David Bowie Became Fallible

July 22, 2013 What was it about the mid-80s that made it the harbinger of artistic disaster for so many artists that I had previously thought the world of? By 1985, there seemed to be a perfect storm of political … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 27]

1999 [continued] When I did some poking around [Discogs didn’t exist yet, but Bowie’s discography was fairly widespread on the web even in 1999], I discovered that now that I was actually contemplating buying copies of “Let’s Dance,” “Tonight,” and … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 8]

1983 When the hype machine started building up for “Let’s Dance” I was fully engaged. After all, I had been waiting over two years for a new Bowie album. The charts were full of his imitators, taking presumably inferior Bowie … Continue reading

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The Mid-80s Malaise: 1983 – The Year David Bowie Became Fallible

What was it about the mid-80s that made it the harbinger of artistic disaster for so many artists that I had previously thought the world of? By 1985, there seemed to be a perfect storm of political and social currents … Continue reading

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