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David Bowie artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

"I don't live for the stage," David Bowie tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. "I don't live for the audience."

September 19, 2003 "I don't live for the stage," Bowie tells Terry Gross. "I don't live for the audience."

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Discover Songs

Sufjan Stevens

December 18, 2009 Hear a mix of classic and new holiday songs by Sufjan Stevens, Bob Dylan, Laura Gibson and more.

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December 30, 2002 Putting this list together and hearing this music again was great fun. This year on All Songs Co...

August 19, 2002 The return of folk rocker Linda Thompson; Remembering Sept. 11th with Steve Earle; Latin drummer...

News

David Bowie's album, The Next Day, will come out on March 12.

March 1, 2013 After 10 years away, Bowie's new album, The Next Day, proves he's a perfect pop star for any era.

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Reviews

After a 10-year hiatus, David Bowie has just returned with The Next Day.

March 7, 2013 Bowie's new album plays like a collection of singles, with each performed in a different style.

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Top row, left to right: Laura Marling, Lorde, Mike Milosh of Rhye; middle row: Ty Segall, James Blake, Valerie June; bottom row: Khaela Maricich and Melissa Dyne of The Blow, Earl Sweatshirt, Lou Reed.

December 4, 2013 All Songs Considered's wide-ranging discussion of the music that meant the most in 2013.

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Clockwise from upper left: Kacey Musgraves, Daft Punk, David Bowie, Valerie June, Chance The Rapper, Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips

June 11, 2013 All Songs Considered shares its favorite albums, new artists, songs and surprises of 2013 so far.

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Lou Reed

December 4, 2013 All Songs Considered's wide-ranging discussion of the music that meant the most in 2013.

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David Bowie's 30th studio album, The Next Day, will come out on March 12.

January 8, 2013 Bowie has released "Where Are We Now," from the new album, The Next Day, on his 66th birthday.

A scene from David Bowie's "Valentine's Day" video.

July 16, 2013 Bowie's latest video isn't a big budget spectacle, but it is thrilling and intense.

Clockwise from upper left: Nathan Williams of Wavves, David Bowie, John Denver, Phoenix, and Kanene Pipkin of Lone Bellow

February 26, 2013 Bob Boilen crushes co-host Robin Hilton's gentle little heart as the two talk about this week's mix.

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Cover art for David Bowie's single, "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)."

February 26, 2013 "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" continues David Bowie's career-long obsession with fame.

The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spider's From Mars album art.

June 5, 2012 It's hard to imagine, but when David Bowie's landmark album first landed, almost no one cared.

David Bowie as Thin White Duke

August 16, 2010 Explore some of the standout and surprising musician alter egos over time.

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  • Album: Heathen
  • Artist: David Bowie
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  • Album: Platinum Collection
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  • Released: 2006