1973 Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, photographed by Brian Duffy. The lightning bolt represented the duality of the mind, although Bowie later explained that the "lad insane" of the album's title track was inspired by his brother Terry, who was diagnosed as a schizophrenic. Photo By Brian Duffy
On January 11th, the world wept when we learned that the musical legend, David Bowie, had passed away the day before. Not only was David Bowie an awesome musician, he was a strange and enigmatic man, from way back in his 'Ziggy Stardust' days up to the time he died. And, you can bet that he left behind some insanely quotable nuggets of wisdom throughout the years! Take a look!
David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust of The 1970s David Bowie (aka Ziggy Stardust) wearing a sensational creation by Kansai Yamamoto. Born in Yokohama in 1944, the Japanese fashion designer was only 27 when he held his first international fashion show in London in 1971.