Sean Mayes knew and toured with David Bowie at the height of his fame in the early 1970s with Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars. By 1978 he had been welcomed as a fully fledged member of Bowie’s band.
Over these years of touring and playing together Sean gained a unique insiders knowledge of this most distant and enigmatic of rock stars. We Can Be Heroes is the culmination of several years on the road with the most influential and successful artist of his generation. Containing in-depth personal insights and recollections, this book is an essential purchase for any Bowie fan, or indeed any one interested in the excessive lifestyles of pop stars at the absolute peak of their powers.
Features touring stories, hotel life, drugs, groupies, fans, and Bowie’s private life, the recording of the classic albums Lodger and double live LP Stage as well as never-before-seen photos of Bowie, both on stage and behind the scenes.
Also includes a full tour chronology and details of legendary recording sessions with production giants Brian Eno and Toni Visconti.