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Lady Gaga Says Her Whole Career Has Been A Tribute To David Bowie

by Jeremy Kinser February 23, 2016

LadygI was 19 years old, and it just changed my perspective on everything, forever. It was an image that changed my life. I remember I took the vinyl record out of the casing and I put it on my vinyl player — which was on my stovetop in my kitchen, because I was living in this really tiny apartment and I had my turntable on my stove. ‘Watch That Man’ came on and, I mean, that was just the beginning of my artistic birth. I started to dress more expressively. I started to go to the library and look through more art books. I took an art history class. I was playing with a band… You meet or see a musician that has something that is of another planet, of another time, and it changes you forever. I believe everyone has that, don’t you? That one thing you saw as a kid that made you go, “Oh, okay. Now I know who I am…I feel like my whole career is a tribute to David Bowie.”

Lady Gaga speaking about her polarizing Grammy Awards tribute to the late David Bowie with NPR




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