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Bowie in Berlin A New Career in a New Town

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ISBN-10: 1906002088

ISBN-13: 9781906002084

Edition: 2008

Authors: Thomas Jerome Seabrook

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Bowie in Berlin tells the fascinating story of the three years David Bowie spent in Germany in the mid-1970s, making the most extraordinary music of his career. Driven to the brink of madness by cocaine, overwork, marital strife, and a paranoid obsession with the occult, Bowie fled Los Angeles in 1975 and ended up in Berlin, the divided city on the frontline between communist East and capitalist West. There he sought anonymity, taking an apartment in a run-down district with his sometime collaborator Iggy Pop, another refugee from drugs and debauchery, while they explored the city and its notorious nightlife. In this intensely creative period, Bowie put together three classic albums - Low,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Outline Press, Limited
Publication date: 2/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Picture section
Speed of Life
Black Noise: How David Bowie became British pop's brightest 70s star
The Year of Magical Thinking: Los Angeles: The Man Who Fell to Earth and Station To Station
Going Round & Round: Reality slips and Europe beckons
New Music: Night and Day
Dum Dum Days: Iggy Pop, The Idiot, and the move to Berlin
Iggy Pop: The Idiot - track by track
What in the World: Collaborating with Eno and recording Low
David Bowie: Low - track by track
Neighbourhood Threat: Playing keyboards with Iggy Pop and making Lust For Life
Iggy Pop: Lust For Life - track by track
Fur Einen Tag: Settling in Berlin and recording "Heroes"
David Bowie: "Heroes" - track by track
Peace on Earth
Stage & screen: Back to the world: TV; Just A Gigolo; world tour
Do Something Boring: Lodger: completing the trilogy or making a new start?
The Heart's Filthy Lesson: The continuing influence of Bowie and his late-70s records
Selected discography
Tour dates
Bibliography / websites / periodicals