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Vile Bodies and Aladdin Sane (More)

Waugh biographer and blogger Duncan McLaren has posted a thought-provoking article on the influence of Waugh’s novel Vile Bodies on David Bowie’s composition of Aladdin Sane. See earlier posts. McLaren reimagines Bowie’s work against the backdrop of the parties he attended on his … Continue reading

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David Bowie, Waugh Fan (more)

In an earlier post, David Bowie’s appreciation of Waugh’s work was noted. An arts blogger (Dan Shepelavy) offers additional information. According to his article “Bright Young Things, Part 2: Bowie Edition,” Bowie’s album Aladdin Sane was inspired by his reading of … Continue reading

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