Mick Jagger on David Bowie: ‘I’ll miss the good times we had together’

Pair collaborated on 1985 single 'Dancing In The Street'

Mick Jagger has spoken about the death of David Bowie, saying he will always remember the “fun times” they had together.

Jagger and Bowie famously collaborated on 1985 single ‘Dancing In The Street’. Bowie’s ex-wife Angie once claimed she walked in on the pair naked and in bed together.

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Jagger paid tribute to his friend and collaborator, saying: “We used to go out in New York a lot. We used to go out dancing all the time.

He added: “[I’ll most miss] the good times we had together. We had fun times. It’s nice to remember them.”

Jagger was interviewed alongside his son James, who appears in new TV show Vinyl which Mick has produced. The younger Jagger joked that he likes to play the ‘Dancing In The Street’ video when he needs cheering up.

“The ‘Dancing in the Street’ video is hilarious,” he said. “Whenever I’m feeling blue, I just Google ‘Dancing in the Street’ and it makes me laugh. It’s so ’80s, it’s amazing.”

“He was really a champion of ‘I don’t give a shit of what you think about me’,” James continued. “I think that was really important for that whole period that was coming out of the shackles of the ’50s and the second World War. It was that next generation that really pushed the envelope of self-expression and creativity, and I think he was paramount and inspiration for so many people.”

As reported, producer Tony Visconti has revealed Bowie was planning to record and release another album after ‘Blackstar’. It was previously suggested in a separate report that there is material leftover from the ‘Blackstar’ sessions which could see a future release.

David Bowie has been cremated in New York according to reports. It is believed he was privately cremated without any friends and family present, as per his wishes. He wanted “to go without any fuss”, a source told two UK newspapers.

He passed away on January 10 following an 18 month battle with cancer. Reports have since suggested that he “died from liver cancer” after “surviving six heart attacks”.

See more tributes to David Bowie here.