Is Ziggy Coming Back From the Dead?

January 26, 2009

David Bowie is reportedly in talks to bring back his legendary Ziggy Stardust persona for a one-off appearance at a the Coachella music festival.

Bowie, who is currently back in the studio recording a new album, is said to be in talks with the organizers of this year's Coachella event in California over a special headline performance. Bowie has been asked to perform his 1972 glam epic, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, in it's entirety for the three-day event in April.

A source told British newspaper the Daily Star, "Coachella tried to book Bowie last year and he refused, so they got Prince to headline instead. But there's a very strong chance they will be able to persuade him this year."

As you all may know, Bowie killed off his theatrical rock star persona in 1973, claiming the character hindered his creativity.

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