Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

10. David BowieThe Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars

This was probably the record that got me into albums. I heard it in ’72, and that’s when I got into Bowie. And I suppose for four years after that I questioned my sexuality, because I liked Bowie that much. It wasn’t until I was 16 that I realised I was probably heterosexual. But I loved Bowie, I was obsessed with Bowie. You know like little girls have pictures of One Direction? My whole bedroom was covered in David Bowie, and I think my dad thought I was gay, and I was going "maybe I am too". But it turned out I liked girls. I think Bowie changed a lot of attitudes to bisexuality and homosexuality, and he never gets enough respect for that.

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