He was a chameleon and his hits were the soundtrack of our lives
When I was 14 years old, I bought my first David Bowie album - much to my parents' concern, as they were a little worried about this weird 'Ziggy' character.
I remember spending hours in my bedroom writing down the words, examining the lyrics and trying to understand what he was saying - but I couldn't understand it. In fact, I still don't fully understand what he was singing about but I appreciate his music completely.
The music industry is full of people trying to say and sell something but Bowie was different.