A billion words will be written about David Bowie and I certainly can’t claim any special insights. But - his talent, originality and intelligence aside - it's worth pointing out another other reason why he stood head and shoulders above the herd.
Bowie’s integrity and authenticity resonated in a world of templates and formulae; the music game has always been a business where most so-called artist(e)s work to someone else’s script. He didn’t – and this bravery gave his music real depth and meaning.
The dark side of not giving a damn is Donald Trump. Unfortunately, he’s still with us while a shining example of the magic that results from boldly speaking and singing with your own voice is gone.
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