David Bowie means to mark his 60th birthday in 2007. Regardless of his age, he can be hardly referred to a retiree in music business, albeit, he has recently embarked on writing his autobiography. And don't even doubt the book to lead a list of bestsellers, for David Bowie's life was rich in bright events. This influential innovator, song writer, singer, multiinstrumentalist, producer, arranger and radio engineer has frequently reinvented his images and surprised his fan-base. Fame came to David Bowie in 1969, when his single Space Oddity reached the top five of the UK Singles Chart.
After a three-year period of experimentation with fashion, style, cinema, religion and actorship he debuted with the CD album The Rise and
Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, which was of an uneven commercial success. To promote the album David Bowie leaves for the tour Ziggy Stardust around the USA. The tour brought him a crossover success and placed his name among the most prominent artists.
David Bowie eagerly applied strange images. He used to pose as an alien, little girl, decrepit old man, despot futurist, fashion lover and the British Queen. His discography counts over 20 CD albums. He also is famous for his acting career. The latest film, featuring David Bowie the Prestige is nominated for numerous awards. He went through dozen homes in the UK, Switzerland, Germany, India, USA and Middle East. His personal life was also rich in events. His first marriage with Angela in 1970, producing a son, was unhappy and the spouse were forced to divorce in 1980. Later, interviewed by the Playboy Magazine, David confessed of being a bisexual. His boyfriends were fashion designer Andy Warhol and writer William Barroso. 1992 saw his second marriage with model Iman Abdulmajid. A couple have a daughter Lexi and make home in London.
In 2000 David Bowie was ranked as the most glamorous star of the 20th century, leaving Mick Jagger and Noel Gallagher far behind, by the Sun newspaper. The most influential musician is, presently, engaged in recording a new album
. Therefore, we are likely to witness new surprises and sensations y David Bowie.