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Bowie talks to Paxman about music, drugs and the internet

Music legend David Bowie, who has died of cancer at the age of 69, was interviewed by former BBC Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman in 1999.

He talked about his music and early life including how he had given up drugs and alcohol because of their impact on his relationships.

He also predicted the huge impact the internet would have on society, describing the implications as "unimaginable".

And he said he had "lost track" of the different ways his name, Bowie, had been pronounced.

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  • 11 Jan 2016
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