David Bowie is a leading figure in the music industry and is one of the most influential musicians of all time. He is known for his extravagant gender-bending costumes and popular alter egos, like Ziggy Stardust, Halloween Jack, and Major Tom. He was questioned a lot for his more feminine personas and costumes, which pushed him to come out as bisexual. He was the first bisexual artist in history to openly come out publically. Bowie also did acting on the side and is most famous for his role as the Goblin King in the movie Labyrinth. He stayed relevant as he continued to make music and toured for over 40 years. His last record, Blackstar, was released in 2016 two days before he lost his battle with cancer and passed away. His memory, music, and personas will live on forever.
Over the course of this album, David Bowie tells the captivating story of an androgynous, bisexual rockstar who is sent to Earth to warn humanity of an impending apocalypse. The first side of this vinyl tells the story of Ziggy Stardust's arrival, warning of the coming destruction, and the hope for redemption. Side two however outlines his ultimate failure after he is destroyed by his own success. No other album tells a story quite like this which has led to its incredible success, achieving double-platinum status and being ranked as the 16th most acclaimed album in history by Acclaimed Music.