Thomas Jerome Seabrook

Bowie in Berlin

A New Career in A New Town

Englische Originalausgabe /
Original English edition
270 Seiten mit 18 meist farbigen Fotos
Klappenbroschur 15 × 21,5 cm

ISBN-10: 3-283-01201-6
ISBN-13: 978-3-283-01201-4
€ (D): 19,99
€ (A): 20,60
sFr.: 27.50
Erscheint in Neuauflage im Oktober 2017

Bowie in Berlin — A New Career in A New Town

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, “Heroes”, and Lodger – with collaborators who included Brian Eno, Robert Fripp, and Tony Visconti. He also found time to produce two albums for Iggy Pop – The Idiot and Lust For Life.