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Black Star

Discussion in 'music' started by Gaius, Jan 18, 2017.

  1. twotone

    twotone pfm Member

    Thanks Bloss very nice of you to say that, appreciate the kind comments.

    Tony

    PS, we're married 37 years this coming December, I was married at 21 and my wife was 22, seems like a lifetime ago now.
     
  2. Mike Reed

    Mike Reed pfm Member

    Have just watched the prequel to Prime Suspect which was set in '73. My last year of college before being thrust onto the chalk-face. You were a bit young, though, in the scheme of things, but 43 years? Proof indeed. Debt? Hmmmm !
     
  3. windhoek

    windhoek pfm Member

    Listened to Black Star or vinyl this afternoon and it's very good indeed; much better imo than A New Day not to mention a few of his other albums. Well done David ;)
     
  4. jimi

    jimi pfm Member

    Just playing this on vinyl now for the first time despite owning it for months it's a lot more meatier sounding than the Cd all in all a great final lp.
     
  5. Gaius

    Gaius Trade: Stiletto by Tangerine

    Black Star is a hard album, especially for the true Bowie fan, it though is a brilliant album, it did take me many months after my first play to put it back on. That was the day before died; I wrote some stuff on here about that at the time but can't find it. These days it remains in my play pile, he was the best, the most and left us with one of his best recordings.
     
  6. Orbe Chaser

    Orbe Chaser pfm Member

    I agree G, emotionally it is very hard, in fact I still cannot play it without tears, but I play it often & the tears now are not sadness at his passing but rather rejoicing at his genius. That he should leave us this work just when most fans thought his best work was long ago proves that, I really think it is one of his best. He was indeed the most.
     
  7. Gaius

    Gaius Trade: Stiletto by Tangerine

  8. killie99

    killie99 pfm Member

    I still struggle to listen to it -the line 'Look up here I'm in heaven' get's me every time.
     
  9. docp

    docp pfm Member

    I love Black Star and don't have a problem playing it. The recent documentary "The Last Five Years" however was another story and had me weeping buckets.
     

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