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    David Bowie 1980 Scary Monsters / "Ashes to Ashes" RCA Promo Poster. A promo poster made on thin paper for Bowie's 1980 album, with its lead single also mentioned at the bottom. Though its full title is Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps), it is commonly known as Scary Monsters. And with the single "Ashes to Ashes," this was welcoming the Thin White Duke into the 1980s.

    The "Ashes to Ashes" video was made with a special kind of coloring technique with black and white. And it was not cheap to make, costing around £250,000 at the time. But it's cited as one of the most influential music videos ever made and one of best ones released in the 1980s.

    This poster captures what was the come. Proof that Bowie could adapt to the 1980s just like he adapted to the 1970s.

    Measures 15" x 27". In Very Good Plus condition with staple holes around the corners and edges. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    May, 2021
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
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