The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and the Sex Pistols were among the classic British bands to turn down a chance to perform at the closing ceremony for the London Olympics.
The closing ceremony featured performances by a panoply of British artists, including the Who, George Michael, David Bowie, One Direction, the Spice Girls, Pet Shop Boys, Madness, Fatboy Slim and many others. Chart Moves: Olympics' Soundtrack Album
Those of you who watched this Sunday's Olympics closing ceremony probably could have guessed this, but David Bowie, it seems, did turn down the chance to appear. A cheaper production than July's opening ceremony,
On Sunday The Kaiser Chiefs played The Who's "Pinball Wizard, introducing a short tribute to David Bowie and the British Fashion salute. In what might be otherwise a strange montage, it all fit together for the 80000 fans attending the closing
So unless Bill Gates or Warren Buffet is upping that ante, we're SOL. David Bowie. Last Heard: Ziggy ditched fame and embraced his golden years after his Reality album in 2003. Why We Need Him: Because he's David Freaking Bowie — and last time we