it has to be left lying there. The mirroring also inverted K. West so the original had to be cut and pasted and tilted and positioned where it should be.
No. 35, Rolling Stone, The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Design by Terry Pastor of George Underwood's company, Main Artery, photo by Brian Ward. Album produced by David Bowie and Ken Scott. RCA 1972.
The album cover photograph was taken outside furriers K. West at 23 Heddon Street, London, looking south-east towards the centre of the city. Bowie said of the sign,
"It's such a shame that sign was removed. People read so much into it. They thought 'K. West' must be some sort of code for 'quest.' It took on all these sort of mystical
overtones." The cover was among the ten chosen by the Royal Mail for a set of "Classic Album Cover" postage stamps issued in January 2010. Full article
Right where the Starman touched down: From left, Spiders from Mars members Trevor Bolder and
Mick Woodmansey join Spandau Ballet's Gary Kemp to unveil a plaque where Bowie's creation was
once photographed in Heddon Street, London. The Crown Estate, which runs a £7 billion property
portfolio on behalf of the Queen and the public estate, installed the plaque 28 March 2012. Article
(A) Five Years - Soul Love - Moonage Daydream - Starman - It Ain't Easy
(B) Lady Stardust - Star - Hang On to Yourself - Ziggy Stardust - Suffragette City - Rock n' Roll Suicide