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Bowie and the missing soundtrack: The amazing story behind The Man Who Fell to Earth

Chris Campion, The Guardian, 8 September 2016

David Bowie is rumoured to have written a score to the sci-fi classic that's locked up in some vault. But the truth is much stranger – involving screaming maids, boozy brawls and coke-induced hearing hallucinations.

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