David Bowie: Rare Photos From His Early Years

Look below. Last year these never-before-seen pics of David Bowie, taken by photographer Brian Ward shortly before he shot the iconic ‘The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars’ sleeve on London’s Heddon Street in January 1972. Actually, there’s four of them. Further proof that Bowie was, for a period of time, the undisputed coolest man alive.

NMEBrian Ward

NMEBrian Ward
NMEBrian Ward
NMEBrian Ward

These pictures are in a book that comes with new box set ‘Five Years: 1969-1973’ – out on September 25 – which goes deep on Bowie’s fertile early years, from debut album ‘Space Oddity’ to covers album ‘Pin Ups’.