David Bowie Reflects on his Creative Journey

How ‘Moonage Daydream’ chronicles David Bowie through swirling sound and vision

Updated 9:45 am, Thursday, June 19, 2016

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From his earliest days of the ’70s to his last days of the ’80s, David Bowie has been a storyteller of love, loss and creativity. Here, he recalls his journey of creative transformation.

From his earliest days of the ’70s to his last days of the ’80s, David Bowie has been a storyteller of love, loss and creativity. Here, he recalls his journey of creative transformation.

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“I see the world with a very different eye for some reason,” David Bowie says.

“I see the world in a very different way. I am now seeing the world with a very different eye for some reason. That’s what I used to see.”

For his entire career, the legendary singer-songwriter has been known for his musical and creative integrity.

Since the late ’70s, Bowie has been steeped in his own unique world, known as his “Moonage Daydream” phase. In an interview with Art & Design magazine in 2013, the singer said, “I have a Moonage Daydream. That’s the whole idea of music to me. That’s the image that I have to my mind of the world, my world. And the imagery that I use with it is very much different from everyone else, really.”

In the early ’80s, Bowie returned to his art with the album “Loving the Alien,” which was a deeply personal record with sweeping sonic canvases of new colors, sounds and imagery.

He even put out two records with this album that have been called “concept albums.” The first, “Station to Station,” was a collection of spoken word, sound bites and other meditations on the world’s themes and situations. The second,

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