Life on tour with Bowie

a genius remembered by Sean Mayes

Written in English
Published: Pages: 225 Downloads: 259
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Subjects:

  • Performances,
  • Travel,
  • Concert tours,
  • Diaries,
  • Anecdotes

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In 1978, Sean Mayes toured the world with David Bowie. Here, Sean"s tour diary is presented: a blow-by-blow record of how it felt to be part of a real rock circus.

Edition Notes

StatementSean Mayes
ContributionsMayes, Sean
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML420.B754 M43 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 225 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27224325M
ISBN 101784189758
ISBN 109781784189754
OCLC/WorldCa944163131

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This isn't a biography or really an in depth insight into the life of David Bowie or even Sean Mayes as such, but it does flow along nicely with little tour stories, clubs they checked out, drunken shenanigans and what it's like to try and escape from hundred or even thousands of fans/5.

The book is interesting to read but it isn't so much about Bowie. It is more about Sean Mayes personal experience on tour with a few mentions of Bowie sprinkled in. The author passed away in so it is interesting to read something that hasn't been influenced by Bowies passing and is honest in his experience on tour/5(11).

This is an intriguing view of David Bowie's life when on tour in It is an view most people do not get to see. It is especially interesting to see who he was then prior to his mega wealth, but at a very popular point in his career.

A must for an avid David Bowie fan/5(12). "When David sat down later, he tucked one leg up under him and I noticed that the sole of his shoe was as clean as the day he&#;d bought it. OK, maybe the shoes were new, but it struck me that he hardly ever sets foot in the street.

It&#;s all hotel, limousines, sterilized airports - the Author: Sean Mayes. Life on Tour with David Bowie book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. InSean Mayes toured the world with David Bowie. Here /5. Life on Tour with Bowie boasts exclusive candid tour photographs from Sean's personal archive as well as a full chronology from this most iconic of tours, which gives this title an immediacy and authenticity unrivalled by any of the slew of unauthorized biographies on him.4/5(2).

Synopsis This intimate account of life on tour with David Bowie, includes in-depth personal insights about touring, hotel life, groupies, fans and Bowies personal life, unpublished photographs of Bowie on stage and behind the scenes and insider account of recording with Bowie, Eno and s:   David Bowie loved books, but he had no interest in other people writing books about him.

The late global superstar didn't just leave us an eclectic list of his favorite reads. He also owned. Providing page after page of fascinating insight into life on the road with Bowie, Sean’s account is a unique travelogue, a must for any Bowie fan or, indeed, anyone interested in life on a sell-out world tour.

Also includes a full tour chronology and previously unpublished photos from Sean’s personal s: The Isolar II – The World Tour, more commonly known as The Low / Heroes World Tour or The Stage Tour, was a worldwide concert tour by David tour opened on 29 March at the San Diego Sports Arena continuing through North America, Europe and Australia before reaching a conclusion at the Nippon Budokan in Japan on 12 December   Providing page after page of fascinating insight into life on the road with Bowie, Sean's account is a unique travelogue, a must for any Bowie fan or, indeed, anyone interested in life on a sell-out world tour.

Also included is a full tour chronology and previously unpublished photos from Sean's personal : John Blake. David Bowie was an icon in music and pop culture, a chameleon who changed personas as they occurred to him.

But Bowie was a complex and complicated man, hav. Here, in complete book form, Sean's tour diary is presented; a blow by blow record of how it felt to be part of a real rock circus.

Providing page after page of fascinating insight into life on the road with Bowie, Sean's account is a unique travelogue, a must for any Bowie fan or, indeed, anyone interested in life on a sell-out world tour.

Life On Tour With Bowie / A Genius Remembered David Bowie. InSean Mayes toured the world with David Bowie. Travelling first class and performing each night with one of the world's greatest rock stars at the height of his fame was an amazing experience.

Here, in complete book form, Sean s tour diary is presented; a blow by blow record of how it felt to be part of a real rock circus.

Providing page after page of fascinating insight into life on the road with Bowie, Sean’s account is a unique travelogue, a must for any Bowie fan or, indeed, anyone interested in life on a sell-out world tour.

It's all hotel, limousines, sterilized airports - the life I was about to lead. I shivered, feeling poised at the top of a rollercoaster about to sweep across the world." On 11 Januarythe world was stunned to wake up to the news that David Bowie had died the day before.

He also wrote the book Life on Tour with David Bowie: We Can Be Heroes, which was published infour years after his death. Mayes died in London on 12 Julyat the age of InSean Mayes toured the world with David Bowie.

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A great insight to life on Bowie's American tour. A great book for finding about life on the road with the genius that is David Bowie. Sean (RIP) takes us on a journey across America and describes both life on and off the stage in a world few of us know or will ever live out.

If you love Bowie you'll love this book. Inside the book, you’ll find photographs of Bowie both on stage and behind the scenes, giving fans an up-close look at the transformative performer's life on the road as.

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The tour took Frampton "around the world twice" with his schoolboy pal. They'd stay in touch sporadically until Bowie's death in "[The tour] reintroduced me as a.

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