Year of the Bowie (The Life of David Bowie)
Summary: In this eight episode podcast series, we will take a look at the life and times of David Bowie. Episodes will feature rare interviews and classic Bowie tracks.
This is just a reminder that there is another podcast being made this year entitled "Year of the Joni: the Story of Joni Mitchell." If you enjoyed the David Bowie podcast, I suspect that you might like the twists and turns in Joni's story.
In the final episode of "Year of the Bowie", we take a look at David's experimental explorations in the 90s and some of his more unexpected ventures in the 2000s. We also take a look at his death and the legacy he left behind.
In this episode we take a look at David Bowie's hiatus in the early 80s and his mainstream return with hits like "Let's Dance" and "Modern Love".
In this episode of Year of the Bowie, we take a close look at the Berlin sessions and Bowie's new found focus on fatherhood. We also begin to see the influence he would have on an entire decade of music.
In this episode of Year of the Bowie, we travel further down the wormhole of fear and despair David found himself trapped in upon his return to Los Angeles. We also take a look at his budding film career, and his reinvention during the recordings of "The Idiot" with Iggy Pop and "Low" with Brian Eno and Tony Visconti.
In this episode of "Year of the Bowie", we take a look at artists Bowie helped at the height of his fame. We also look at the over-the-top stage show he created for the Diamond Dogs Tour and his spiral into cocaine addiction.
In this episode of "Year of the Bowie" we look back at what would be the most important two years of David Bowie's life and career, 1971-1972. We'll also look at some of the stories and interactions that inspired legendary tracks on "Hunky Dory" and "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars".
In this episode, we take a look at the inner struggles that arose in the Bowie camp when Angie Barnett came into David's life. We also take a look at the creative awakening that came out of David's collaborations with Tony Visconti and Mick Ronson.
In the second episode of "The Year of the Bowie", we take a look at Bowie's struggle to find his own unique voice as a solo artist.
In the first episode of "The Year of the Bowie" we take a look back on the formative years of David Bowie's life and touch upon some of his biggest influences from a young age.