Music News: David Bowie Dies

**FILE**David Bowie attends an awards show June 5, 2007 in New York. Bowie has donated $10,000 to a legal defense fund for six black teens charged in an alleged attack on a white classmate in the tiny central Louisiana town of Jena.(AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

The internet was buzzing this morning, with the terrible news that beloved icon, David Bowie, has died aged 69 following an 18-month long struggle with cancer.

The shockwaves are palpable from one generation to the next, which is testament to the influence that the singer has had over the course of his long career. Tributes are being paid across social media – from fans sharing their favourite Bowie songs on Facebook, to sharing artwork and expressing their sadness on Twitter.

One thing’s for sure, Bowie’s death does not mean he will be forgotten. The man of many faces – from Ziggy Stardust, to the Thin White Duke to Goblin Man – lives on in every single one of his fans, and there’s got to be some solace in that.

Words by Beth Kirkbride

Related articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *