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David Bowie | Five Years

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Watch Friday, February 12, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV

DAVID BOWIE: FIVE YEARS is an intimate account of five pivotal years in David Bowie's extensive career, with each year illustrating his inspiration and where his groundbreaking ideas led him as an artist. The film starts with 1971 and the creation of Ziggy Stardust; moves on to 1975, the year of the Young Americans and the Thin White Duke; 1977 and the release of the influential albums Low and Heroes; 1980, the year of Ashes to Ashes, one of the most iconic songs of the decade; and 1983, the year Bowie had unprecedented commercial success with the release of Let’s Dance. The documentary features a wealth of unseen footage and interviews with his closest collaborators and charts Bowie's continual evolution through various roles, making him an icon of our times.