starman by paul trynka

Melissa Hurley, David Bowie and Reeves Gabrels, late 1988. 

“David’s indulgence of his new girlfriend was charming; especially at the more ludicrous moments, such as when Melissa persuaded him to wear a thong, which he wore a couple of times on the beach, affecting indifference to his bandmates’ sniggers. Another comic touch was the presence of hoary old British rockers Status Quo, working in the adjacent studio, always ready to give tuition in pool and table football.”

Excerpt and photo from Starman by Paul Trynka