David Bowie and Paul Weller bury the hatchetMay 22nd, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
London, May 22 (ANI): English musician David Bowie and English singer-songwriter Paul Weller have finally decided to bury the hatchet and end their long-standing feud.
The feud between the two had started when Jam legend Weller, who turns 50 on May 25, branded Bowies music pish when asked about the singers lifetime achievement award at The Brits.
Wrong! I like about three records of his. The rest of its pish, the Sun quoted Weller as having said about Bowies songs.
Both singers would have continued with the stand off, if Weller had not made an about turn and praised The Thin White Duke singer in a magazine interview.
After Bowie read the article, he sent Weller a grateful email and the feud between them vaporized.
However the row about who stole whose hairstyle is still on, and Bowie just could not resist making a cheeky dig at the Modfathers infamous hairstyle.
The Starman is said to have attached a picture of himself from back in the day with a Weller-style mop, ear defenders and all.
Nice one, Paul. Can I have my haircut back now? the Sun quoted Bowie as having written on the back of the picture.
Weller has had some public digs at Bowie in the past. But it takes a big man to say you called it wrong so it was good of him to say he was a reformed Bowie fan, a source said.
Bowie appreciated it so sent him the email. But he couldnt resist a gentle poke about his hair.
“He sent a pic of himself from the 1960s on a record sleeve. Paul might be better known for the cut but Bowie wanted to point out he was there first, the source added.
According to what Weller revealed in this months Mojo magazine, he has been listening to Bowie while recording his epic new album 22 Dreams, to be released on June 2.
Im a born-again Bowie freak! The next time he sees me Ill have a f****** great Aladdin Sane flash on me boat race, Weller said.
“Every night wed drive home to London after recording and have Ziggy Stardust on five or six times.
Lows one of my favourite records anyway. Whatever gripes Ive had about Bowie in the past, Lows been a constant since I bought it in 1977, he added. (ANI)
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