DAVID BOWIE (1947 – 2016)


This special edition of The Mouthcast features memories of one of the most intelligent, interesting and influential figures popular culture has ever produced, culled from several interviews in our archives…

The Spiders From Mars drummer WOODY WOODMANSEY recalls the first time he met Bowie, and how Ziggy Stardust changed him forever… Mott The Hoople’s IAN HUNTER looks back at the making of ALL THE YOUNG DUDES, a song gifted to them by Bowie… Recent co-writer and musical director GERRY LEONARD discusses the making of 2013 comeback album THE NEXT DAY… From Bowie’s solo band of the 1990s – and Tin Machine – REEVES GABRELS tells a touching story about bonding with Bowie… We are given a sneak preview tour of the V&A’s groundbreaking 2013 exhibition DAVID BOWIE IS and talk to curator GEOFFREY MARSH… Jazz drummer DYLAN HOWE talks about his interpretations of tracks from Bowie’s artistically pivotal Berlin period… GLENN GREGORY of Heaven 17 discusses Bowie’s work… and LISA RONSON talks about Bowie and her father, Spiders From Mars guitarist Mick, who was there in the eye of the storm during Bowie’s ascent to global superstardom.