“I could play the wild mutation as a rock & roll star”
In the run up to the release of The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars, the boundaries between David Bowie and Ziggy Stardust became more blurred.
This was in no small part due to the advertising campaign which proclaimed: “David Bowie is Ziggy Stardust!”
The creation of a cartoon Ziggy Stardust, with more than a passing resemblance to Bowie (drawn by David’s friend George Underwood), also served to add another layer of mystery to the whole concept of who and what Ziggy was.
As you can see from our montage, this