Celebrating 40 years of genre-bending, mystifying musical success - David Bowie's seminal 1972 album 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars' well and truly launched Bowie into the international mainstream and helped create an enigma of phenomenal intensity.
This program dives into the mystique surrounding the recording process and provides an independent review, featuring rare archival interviews with Bowie and the creative influences that forged such a popular sensation.
Incorporating classic performance excerpts from the album, in-depth interviews with the likes of bassist Trevor Bolder and drummer Mick 'Woody' Woodmansey and archival interviews with guitarist Mick Ronson and Angie Bowie, Ziggy Stardust explores the creation of a classic concept album that defined an era of British Rock and Roll and influenced generations of musicians around the world.
Including the classic hit singles: 'Starman', 'Suffragette City' and title track 'Ziggy Stardust', Bowie's landmark album is put under the microscope and colourfully celebrated as a modern masterpiece.
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for Australia.