Chances are, if you live in London you’ve seen the eclectic array of TfL quotes that appear on signs at tube stations in the morning. There’s been everything from the intellectual and thought-provoking, to the downright sassy. But yesterday, after the tragic news broke that David Bowie had passed away, quotes from the musical legend himself starting appearing around London, as tube workers commemorated his life.
— Oval Tube Station (@Oval_station) January 12, 2016
At Oval Station, the famous line from ‘Nature Boy’ reminded commuters about the importance of loving and being loved, whilst the workers at Kennington Station chose the touching – and rather apt – line: “The truth is of course that there is no journey. We are all arriving and departing all at the same time.”
— Rallen (@rallen78) January 11, 2016
If anything will send tingles up your spine, it’s the famous quote, “I don’t know where I’m going from here but I promise it won’t be boring.” An image of this board was shared thousands of times on social media, as fans remembered the life of a beautiful outsider. An icon to anyone who has ever felt different, Bowie’s eccentricity and staggering musical talent will never be forgotten on the streets of London.
Thousands of people out, dancing in the streets of Brixton & showing their love for David Bowie tonight. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/K1tnCzA3UH
— O2 Academy Brixton (@O2academybrix) January 11, 2016
And just to prove that, fans gathered last night in Brixton for a street party, seeing the South Londoner’s life off in the way he would have wanted them to – with a massive singalong.
People singing ‘Rebel, rebel’ at David Bowie’s memorial-street party in Brixton pic.twitter.com/8xebtLMrHg
— Duarte Romero-Varela (@Duarte_RV) January 11, 2016