Berlin’s mayor Michael Mueller revealed a memorial plaque dedicated to the late David Bowie to be placed outside the building where the star lived in from 1976 until 1978, which was turned into a memorial after his death in January.
Bowie recorded his Berlin trilogy — Low, Heroes, and Lodger — in the city between in the late ’70s. The iconic lyric, “We can be heroes, just for one day,” from “Heroes” wwas written on the plaque. Bowie previously said that “Heroes,” was inspired from watching his producer Tony Visconti kiss his girlfriend against the Berlin Wall.
Berlin becomes the latest city to honor the music legend. Many cities remembered Bowie following his death, with memorials outside his New York Home and in Brixton, England. More recently, artists in Sarajevo erected a mural to honor Bowie for his humanitarian efforts during the Bosnian War,