The crash occurred as Marc was going home after hanging out with Bowie, discussing plans for a collaboration until the wee hours of the morning.
“I had a friend called Craig, who—as we were doing that show—was just slipping in and out of a coma, was dying of AIDS, and it really was for him more than anybody else. And, as these things happen in life and death, unfortunately he died about 36 hours after the show. But it was just something that I felt like I needed to express at that particular moment in time. When you do something like that, you don’t know what it is at the time. It’s just something that, at the spur of the moment, you feel is absolutely necessary to do. After the event, you wonder what you did. […] I’m glad I did it. I’m glad that he maybe heard about it, I don’t know. He was floating in and out of consciousness at the time.”
— David Bowie (1992)