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Alexis Petridis

Sussex, by the sea
Journalist and Pop Critic — The Guardian

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@simo67uk @petepaphides @rhodri @rocking_bob Serious answer: to look after his ailing mum; he later retrained as a psychologist, I believe. Imagine being psychoanalysed by Big Den Hegarty.
@Ley_KJ Thanks! I did wonder while I was writing it whether the song's narrator might not be vaguely based on Bowie's former manager Ken Pitt: you know, gazing wistfully/lustfully up at his former charge, in his new incarnation as Ziggy.
Wrote abut my favourite Bowie song, Lady Stardust, here. Ziggy was the first Bowie album I bought, but it was subse… 
@ZoeTheBall HIDEAWAY BY DELACEY! Did a little air punch while I was preparing tonight’s dinner when it came on xx
And if you don't know Though It Hurts Me Badly, the eerie psych-soul song she wrote about Steve Marriott... dig this 
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