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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2016, 06:20:24 PM »
I could cry.

Bowie was amazing for continuing to make great music and by being eternally cool.

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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2016, 07:07:00 PM »
Wasnt much into his music. I loved Labyrinth and its awesome how far his influence stretched (even made it into a huge part of MGS3).
What I really respect is what seemed to be his unending interest in finding new things to enjoy and new ways to engage with the world.
I heard two stories today, one from a girl who brought him a sandwich in his room when she was 16 and one from a rock journalist who met him numerous times, both said he asked them what they were reading, listening to and what bands in their local area did they think were worth listening to.
He then wrote down all their answers and sought out the suggestions.
Thats awesome. Without hyperbole.

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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #17 on: January 11, 2016, 08:16:46 PM »
I kind of grew up on Bowie myself and this is a shocker
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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2016, 09:33:33 PM »
I was just reminded that he also played Pontius Pilate in "The Last Temptation of Christ":


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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2016, 08:53:44 AM »
Holy shit.  First Lemmy, now Bowie.  These are two people I was pretty sure were eternal.

They also shared a little bit of philosophy.

Motorhead's motto was "Everything Louder Than Everything Else"

The cover of Ziggy Stardust famously has the instructions:  "To be played at maximum volume"
Well.  There it is.

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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2016, 09:15:14 AM »
Holy shit.  First Lemmy, now Bowie.  These are two people I was pretty sure were eternal.

They also shared a little bit of philosophy.

Motorhead's motto was "Everything Louder Than Everything Else"

The cover of Ziggy Stardust famously has the instructions:  "To be played at maximum volume"

Two of rock's icons.

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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #21 on: January 12, 2016, 10:50:06 AM »
Where is this photo from!?
Well.  There it is.

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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #23 on: January 14, 2016, 04:33:56 AM »
Deyr fé deyja frændur,
deyr sjálfur ið sama;
en orðstír
deyr aldregi
hveim er sér góðan getur.

Deyr fé, deyja frændur,
deyr sjálfur ið sama.
Ég veit einn,
að aldrei deyr;
dómur um dauðan hvern.
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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #24 on: January 14, 2016, 06:15:40 AM »


Google translate decided that was Icelandic and that it says

Cattle die die uncles,
dies himself the same place;
but celebrities
never dies
Wheat is a good can.

Cattle die, kinsmen die,
dies himself considerably.
I know one,
that never dies;
judgment of each dead man.

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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #25 on: January 14, 2016, 07:09:09 AM »
It means roughly that all men die, but what matters is what we've done in our lives and how people speak of us when we're gone.
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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #26 on: January 14, 2016, 07:40:16 AM »
There is an English translation here.

http://icelandinpictures.com/post/20772591254/havamal

Cattle die, kindred die,
Every man is mortal:
But the good name never dies
Of one who has done well.

Cattle die, kindred die,
Every man is mortal:
But I know one thing that never dies,
The glory of the great dead.

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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #27 on: March 09, 2016, 03:19:39 AM »
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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #28 on: March 09, 2016, 07:59:17 AM »
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Photoshop.

http://www.snopes.com/david-bowie-lemmy-photo/

A bummer.  I don't think Bowie would be much of a Motorhead fan, but I imagine he would have totally dug Hawkwind.
Well.  There it is.

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Re: RIP David Bowie
« Reply #29 on: March 09, 2016, 09:18:33 AM »
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Photoshop.

http://www.snopes.com/david-bowie-lemmy-photo/

A bummer.  I don't think Bowie would be much of a Motorhead fan, but I imagine he would have totally dug Hawkwind.

Well who doesn't totally dig Hawkwind?
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