David Bowie Done With Music?

Paul Trynka, a former editor-in-chief at Mojo magazine, says it's unlikely David Bowie will ever return to the studio.

David Bowie Done With Music?
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David Bowie has probably retired from music, according to British author Paul Trynka, who recently wrote a biography on the now-reclusive singer. Trynka, a former editor-in-chief at Mojo magazine, says it's unlikely Bowie will ever return to the studio. "My heart says he'll come back, but my head says he's not likely to", Trynka told Spinner magazine. "I think he would only come back if he thinks he could deliver something that will be seismic. If you pop back into the stage, it's got to be something that has a big explosion and lots of flashes. It would be a bit of a miracle if he comes back, but miracles do happen." Trynka's book, "David Bowie: Starman", reveals a little-known rock fact: that Bowie was temporarily a member of The Small Faces, a gig which the author feels may have had a life-changing effect on the singer and his future direction. "That in itself showed what a genius he had for meeting the right kind of people, making friends and influencing people", Trynker said. "This was one of the biggest '60s bands. But he wasn't good enough, he was too derivative, and they threw him out of the band. That alone shines a new light on how he became the person he was." Thanks for the report to Peter Hodgson, Gibson.com.

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    Slap-happy
    dollyDagger wrote: good. he's over rated in my opinion. i have one of his live vinyls. might put it up on eBay soon.
    Your opinion has been noted. Now go away, troll.
    dollyDagger
    good. he's over rated in my opinion. i have one of his live vinyls. might put it up on eBay soon.
    swave75
    Just to see him live once would be great. But if he id retired I respect the fact he did it quietly.
    Rimfrost
    Atleast he ended on a high note with heathen and reality, would have been a shame if he stopped before the release of those.
    FlyingPirahna
    Jesus_Dean wrote: He'll probably do one-off shows, but I wish more artists would follow his lead. If, after a certain point, your game is no longer progressing, then call it a day. No sense tarnishing a legend. I'm thankful for all the good music he gave us and will continue to enjoy his songs for a long time to come.
    I'm willing to bet it's more because of his health than the music. Ever since he had that heart attack onstage he hasn't been very active the past few years, so I guess he feels he'd be unable to make the spectacular comeback necessary after that amount of time.
    Jesus_Dean
    He'll probably do one-off shows, but I wish more artists would follow his lead. If, after a certain point, your game is no longer progressing, then call it a day. No sense tarnishing a legend. I'm thankful for all the good music he gave us and will continue to enjoy his songs for a long time to come.