David Bowie's Years as a Rock Recluse

Videos and photographs from Bowie's lost period

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September 8th, 2005 (Part Two)

Later in the Fashion Rocks show, Bowie joined Arcade Fire for "Five Years" and "Wake Up." He was clearly a fan of the Canadian band: The previous year, he'd checked out Arcade Fire's show at the Bowery Ballroom. Whether it's Iggy Pop in the 1970s or Nine Inch Nails in the 1990s, the man always likes to work with the very best. Three days later Bowie performed with them again in Central Park. At the time, it really seemed like Bowie was gearing up for more activity. 

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