He [Bowie] retreated to Berlin and shacked up with the equally mental Iggy Pop.
"I started making friends for the first time. I know it sounds strange but I didn't have many people to pit myself against and say, 'My life's not like theirs'. I didn't know anybody, I really didn't. I mean, Iggy was one of the few people that I sort of knew. We are still very cordial with each other but we have this certain wariness of each other - there was only a tenuous link between us at the best of times. I can't ever say we were bosom buddies..."
NME, 25 November 1995, p. 30.