A History of David Bowie’s TV Commercials

The amount of material from David Bowie’s career that’s appeared online since Monday morning is astounding. Here, for example, is an article from Ad Age that details Bowie’s history of doing TV commercials. For example:


You can see them all–including a pre-fame Bowie in a Ridley Scott-directed ice cream commercial here.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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