Bowie: But let's be honest: my rhythm and blues are totally plastic. Young Americans, is, I would say, the definitive plastic soul record. It's the squashed remains of ethnic music as it survives in the age of Muzak rock, written and sung by a white limey. If you had played Young Americans to me five years ago and said, 'This is an R&B album,' I would have laughed. Hysterically.Crowe: How about if we had said, 'This is going to be your album five years from now'?Bowie: I would have thrown you and the record out of my house.
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