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Gerard Way Reflects on David Bowie’s ‘Labyrinth’: Flashback Friday

“I bring it everywhere I go on tour, and whenever I get to watch it I watch it," the former My Chemical Romance leader said in 2006

Although David Bowie’s music has been some of the most influential of the past half-century, the late icon was also a pretty great actor—most notably in Labyrinth, Jim Henson’s 1986 fantasy in which Bowie plays Jareth the Goblin King. In a 2006 chat with Fuse, Gerard Way expressed his unconditional love for Bowie and Labyrinth.

Labyrinth the movie is actually kind of a security blanket for me,” he says. “I bring it everywhere I go on tour, and whenever I get to watch it I watch it. It makes me feel like a kid, and it makes me not miss home so much.”

Click here for more Bowie tributes from famous artists, and watch Anthrax’s Scott Ian wax poetic about the power of Bowie in a new interview.

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