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David Bowie Changes-Thin White Duke Rehearsals-1976 Version with voice.
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Slender and pale, David Bowie counted the dour Thin White Duke among his many incarnations.
The Thin White Duke was David Bowie's 1975 and 1976 persona and character. He is primarily identified with Bowie's 1976 album Station to Station and is mentioned by name in the title track. However, Bowie had begun to adopt the "Duke" persona during the preceding Young Americans tour and promotion in 1975. The persona's look and character are somewhat based on Thomas Jerome Newton, the titular humanoid alien played by Bowie in the 1976 film The Man Who Fell to Earth.
But for the chameleon rock star who seemed convinced rock music at the time was moribund, this might have all been at the service of a new Bowie character, the Thin White Duke, the man who dressed in black and white and struck a gaunt figure. The man who once sung about rock and roll suicide and who broke up the band at the height of their fame, was now diving into himself, running for the shadows, as he existed on a diet of milk, peppers, and cocaine. The whole period would have been sad and pathetic if Bowie had delivered up a crap album. David Bowie’s Top 100 Books. How David Bowie Turned His Adequate Voice into a Powerful Instrument: Hear Isolated Vocal Tracks from Life on Mars, Starman, Modern Love Under Pressure & More. When David Bowie Became Nikola Tesla: Watch His Electric Performance in The Prestige (2006).
David Bowie's 'Crystal Japan' was recorded during the sessions for the Scary Monsters album, and later used in a Japanese TV advert to promote the drink Crystal Jun Rock. Beauty And The Beast’.
David Bowie: 7 Wild Quotes From the 'Station to Station' Era. Bowie would later refer to this period as singularly the darkest days of my life. Roeg had warned Bowie that the experience of playing Newton would be hard to shake, and, sure enough, after the singer returned to . the elegant, emotionally detached Duke – a nasty character indeed, said Bowie, complete with a costume of white shirt, black pants and vest – would develop into the last of his great alter egos, in the tradition of Ziggy Stardust.
Main image: David Bowie: Behind the Curtain by Andrew Kent, published by PSG. Photograph: Andrew Kent.
Template:About Template:Use British English Template:Use dmy dates. The Thin White Duke was David Bowie's 1975 and 1976 persona and character. However, Bowie had begun to adopt the "Duke" persona during the preceding Young Americans tour and promotion in 1975
|A1||Station To Station|
|A4||Word On A Wing|
|B2||Panic In Detroit|
|D2||Can You Hear Me?|
|D3||Young Americans Medley|
|TAKRL 2995||David Bowie||Resurrection On 84th Street (2xLP, Unofficial)||The Amazing Kornyfone Record Label||TAKRL 2995||US||1977|
|IMP-1114||David Bowie||The Thin White Duke (2xLP, Unofficial)||Idle Mind Productions, Inc., Audiofön, Ruthless Rhymes, Ltd.||IMP-1114||Germany||1978|
|none||David Bowie||Live at Nassau Coliseum, N.Y., 1976 Part 2 (LP, Pic, Unofficial)||Not On Label (David Bowie)||none||1983|
|none||David Bowie||Nassau Coliseum 3.23.1976 (CDr, Unofficial)||Why Arts Records||none||US||Unknown|
|GDR CD 9023||David Bowie||Suffragette City (CD, Unofficial)||Great Dane Records||GDR CD 9023||Italy||1990|
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