David Bowie–Ashes to Ashes

The most vital moment of self-awareness in Bowie’s career, Ashes to Ashes is the haunting comedown after the soaring fantasy.  A confrontation of addiction, it serves as a skittering dirge for a life hostage to reckless glamour.  A warning, an apology and a prayer all at the same time, Ashes to Ashes stands as a bleak and beautiful artifact.

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