The Sunday Times bestseller.
David Bowie was arguably the most influential artist of his time, reinventing himself again and again, transforming music, style and art for over five decades.
David Buckley's unique approach to unravelling the Bowie enigma, via interviews with many of the singer's closest associates, biography and academic analysis, makes this unrivalled biography a classic for Bowie fans old and new. This revised edition of Strange Fascination captures exclusive details about the tours, the making of the albums, the arguments, the split-ups, the music and, most importantly, the man himself. Also including exclusive photographic material, Strange Fascination is the most complete account of David Bowie and his impact on pop culture ever written.
David Buckley wrote a doctoral thesis on David Bowie and also wrote a CD-sized introductory guide to Bowie's back catalogue, The Complete Guide to the Music of David Bowie which was repackaged at Bowie's request as part of the media pack accompanying the star's 1995 album Earthling.