1973 Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, photographed by Brian Duffy. The lightning bolt represented the duality of the mind, although Bowie later explained that the "lad insane" of the album's title track was inspired by his brother Terry, who was diagno
These Portraits Capture David Bowie At the Height of His 1970s Glory
David Bowie: Fenton Lake, New Mexico, 1975 by Geoff MacCormack. Between 1973 and writer/producer Geoff MacCormack toured with David Bowie on the Aladdin Sane and Ziggy Stardust tour as backing vocalist/percussionist.
Obviously today I'm reeling, upset, sobbing like so many of people Bowie touched. He spoke to you, to the outsider, to the people who didn't quite fit in. He had an incredible impact on us all. Loved you David Bowie.
The Japanese photographer Masayoshi Sukita who did the “Heroes” cover also shot so many alternative portraits from that session. It’s a sad occasion to be able to share all these great Bowie portraits but we’ll march on because we have to.