After Beatles and Pink Floyd, starting on March 14, Brits will be able to stamp their mail with images of David Bowie from the covers of six albums and performances from four live tours. A tribute to the most influential music and cultural figures of all time.
The 1973 album Aladdin Sane, which he summed up as “Ziggy goes to America”
Heroes: the second in his Berlin trilogy of albums.
In 1971, Bowie released his fourth album titled “Hunky Dory”.
Blackstar, Bowie’s 25th and final studio album, was released on 8 January 2016, his 69th birthday. Two days later he died.
The 1997 album Earthling was the first Bowie album he had produced himself since 1974’s Diamond Dogs.
Let’s Dance was Bowie’s most commercially successful album.
The Ziggy Stardust tour of 1972.
A Reality tour in 2003 and 2004 was Bowie’s final tour.
The 96-date Serious Moonlight tour in 1983 was Bowie’s most commercially successful tour.
Alongside the Special Stamps, First Day Covers and Presentation Pack, available are limited edition souvenirs some of which as just 950 pieces like a case for the stamp set that includes a booklet with text by Bowie expert Nicholas Pegg,
Stamps can pre-ordered now from the Royal Mail’s website.