10 Musicians With Amazing Alter Egos

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David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust

David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust

Ziggy Stardust’s Christlike, glam rock persona helped catapult David Bowie into music stardom. Ziggy was prominently featured on 1973’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars album, telling the story of an alien coming to Earth a few years before the apocalypse. The Starman achieves fame, but his message of love gets lost when he experiences human excess and he dies as his followers turn on him.

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