It must be hard being a famous musician, because so many of them desperately want to be other people. How else do you explain the sheer volume of alternate personalities that have been invented in music over the last few decades?
From David Bowie
to The Beatles, even the most famous and beloved musicians get the urge to live in someone else’s skin for a bit. Sometimes, as with Ziggy
Stardust and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the results are a smashing success and become catalysts for future musician’s to indulge in some split personality fun.
With the number of musicians who take a stab at acting later in their careers, it seems a lot of alter egos are born out of frustration for having chosen the wrong profession in the first place. Or maybe they were struggling actors at one point, made