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Ch-ch-changes: David Bowie's constantly evolving style

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 David Bowie's looks on-screen and onstageBy Sean Nelson Special to MSN Music The release of "The Next Day" marks the very welcome return of one of rock 'n' roll's most durable -- and least predictable -- legends, Mr. David Bowie. In honor of the latest installment in Bowie's discography, we offer this annotated exploration of his many phases: the iconic, the histrionic, the memorable and the best-forgotten. Since he first appeared on the pop culture radar more than 40 years ago, Bowie has been a perpetual shapeshifter, inventing new and provocative identities only to shed them like snakeskin, all in the service of creating music that will live forever. Here then, with a sincere toast to the next 40, is the best, and the rest, of him.
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