1973 Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, photographed by Brian Duffy. The lightning bolt represented the duality of the mind, although Bowie later explained that the "lad insane" of the album's title track was inspired by his brother Terry, who was diagno
David Bowie: Fenton Lake, New Mexico, 1975 by Geoff MacCormack. Between 1973 and writer/producer Geoff MacCormack toured with David Bowie on the Aladdin Sane and Ziggy Stardust tour as backing vocalist/percussionist.
The Japanese photographer Masayoshi Sukita who did the “Heroes” cover also shot so many alternative portraits from that session. It’s a sad occasion to be able to share all these great Bowie portraits but we’ll march on because we have to.