David Bowie was always an artist prone to changing artistic direction and making grand statements. But even by his standards, it was surprising to hear his announcement in 1989 that, after decades as a solo artist, he was forming a band.
David Gilmour celebrates his birthday today (March 6), and while he’s been primarily active as a solo act, it’s difficult not to get chills when he performs those Pink Floyd classics live, particularly this performance from 2007.
David Bowie died three years ago today (January 10), and since his passing, we know now more than ever that there was no other artist like him, and there likely will never be one quite like him ever again. These five moments prove that.