I'm currently listening to audiobook about David Bowie.
In it, the author ponders on what Bowie did to merit such an outpouring of grief when he died.
'David Bowie... represented a different world... a world that was about freedom of expression, creativity, individualism and rebellion.'
A while ago, I read Keith Richards' autobiography. I remember him saying something along the lines of, 'I know that I'm playing a character – and I do it so that all the frustrated accountants can live vicariously through me.'
Iconic rock heroes, actors, artists... perhaps they are more than just entertainers. Maybe they have been gifted with magical keys that people can use to unlock themselves with...