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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The Daily Bowie #48 - "The Man Who Sold the World"

The Church of Man Love - Valentine's Day - 1970
The Daily Bowie #48 - "The Man Who Sold the World"
Lyrics first....... and some highlighting with a hidden purpose.

We passed upon the stair, we spoke of was and when. 
Although I wasn't there, he said I was his friend, 
Which came as some surprise I spoke into his eyes. 
I thought you died alone, a long long time ago


Oh no, not me
I never lost control
You're face to face
With The Man Who Sold The World

I laughed and shook his hand, and made my way back home
I searched for form and land, for years and years I roamed




I gazed a gazely stare at all the millions here
We must have died alone, a long long time ago

Who knows? not me
We never lost control
You're face to face
With the Man who Sold the World

LINKABLES

DAVID BOWIE

THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD (album)

"THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD" (song)

PUSHING AHEAD OF THE DAME: "THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD"

THE ALBUM COVER GALLERY

FROM PUSHING AHEAD OF THE DAME: Bowie’s third LP was going to be called Metrobolist, a play on Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: it was the title of Mike Weller’s proposed cover illustration, a Letterist cartoon (below) in which a man (whose image was based on a photo of John Wayne) walking past Cane Hill Asylum and carrying a rifle offers an aside in a speech bubble whose words have been erased. It originally read, according to Weller, “ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES, TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR ARMS.”

The lyrics' forcibly-spontaneous origins also created its uncanny resonance. Metrobolist could be a play on somnambulist, and “The Man Who Sold the World” could be a sleepwalker’s journal entry, a piece of automatic writing.


............DO READ the rest, it's rather awesome. Here it is again.

PUSHING AHEAD OF THE DAME: "THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD"




"The Man Who Sold the World" - THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD - 1970

LIVE AT THE BEEB, 2000


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Rest in peace, David. We miss you.

- Bloggery committed by chris tower - 1603.08 -  7:00
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