“It’s not that I don’t trust you”
Great piece by Alexis Soloskinov in today’s New York Times, titled: A Visit to the Strange, Secretive World of David Bowie’s ‘Lazarus’.
An appropriate title considering the nature of T J Newton’s character. In fact, you may have noticed that today’s lyric quotation is actually a line of dialogue spoken by him in The Man Who Fell To Earth.
Soloskinov caught up with director Ivo van Hove during rehearsals and he managed to wheedle a few tantalising snippets out of him, such as this:
“Lazarus focuses on Newton as he remains on Earth, a man unable to die,