LOOK: Fans Are Raising Funds For A DAVID BOWIE Memorial Statue
Fans of David Bowie want to build the late musician a permanent memorial in his birthplace in Brixton, South London and will be designed exactly like the lightning bolt in his Aladdin Sane album.
The tribute to the legendary artist is estimated to cost £990,000 or $1.23 million. Organizers are raising funds for the three-story steel statue online which now have nearly 200 people in support and £24,496 or $30, 622 amount raised up-to-date.
"When David Bowie died, the world lost an irreplaceable talent. In a fifty year career he blazed a trail that brought joy to millions, changing lives and opening minds. Many of us would not be the people we are, were it not for Bowie. When David Bowie died, Brixton also lost a son. David Bowie, our Brixton boy."
Read more about the plans for the memorial here.