Helping to Put the Sound in David Bowie's Vision

Streaming giant Spotify said streams of Bowie's music were up 2,700% on Monday, while the Official Charts Company in the United Kingdom said Bowie's Blackstar album was headed to the top spot on the charts with sales of 43,000 since its Friday release.

Bowie was born in Brixton in 197 and died in Manhattan on January 10 2016 of liver cancer. I admired him so.

However, several tribute concerts for the singer will be held in the next few months, where fans will be able to bid farewell to the legendary star.

On Facebook, 35 million users were chattering about Bowie in the first 12 hours of the announcement, with Australians most engaged in the tragedy after the British.

Cameron says he grew up watching and listening to the pop genius, and he's called him a "master of reinvention".

'I couldn't believe he actually remembered the night I sidled up to him at the Le Beat Route Club in the early Eighties and he told me I looked like Klaus Nomi.

Bowie will have of course known that he was quite sick, but did he know that Blackstar was going to be his final ever album release?

Bowie wrote the songs "The Prettiest Star", "Golden Years" and "Cracked Actor" about Angie.

A statement from Channel 5 read: 'Following the very sad news of David Bowie's death, we can now confirm that Angie Bowie has been informed off camera by her representatives. But, given that this is Techdirt, I also thought that Bowie deserved a shoutout on topics that we discuss around here as well: Bowie wasn't just an incredible music visionary, but he was similarly visionary about the music business and the internet as well.

The Beckenham Recreation Ground was left unlocked last ngiht to allow for mourners to lay flowers and gather to pay their respects. David Bowie was passionate about Tibet and its Buddhist culture, and studied in London under the Tibetan Lama Chime Rinpoche before he became a solo artist.

"We had so many good times together".

"I'm proud to think of the huge influence he has had on people all around the world...." Bowie felt uneasy about some of his greatest material, once embarking on a “greatest hits” tour saying it would be the last time performing much of his old material.

"I'm not a natural performer", he said in the 2002 interview. I can't make a big drama out of it... But five or six shows in, I’m dying to get off the road and go back into the studio.” Bowie was married twice, to actress and model Mary Angela “Angie” Barnett from 1970-80, and to supermodel Iman since 1992.

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