A tribute to David Bowie (the playlist)

David Bowie as Aladdin Sane


The Man Who Sold The World (Nirvana/Lulu)

Space Oddity (Chris Hadfield/The Langley Schools Music Project/William Shatner)

Under Pressure (Xiu Xiu ft Michael Gira)

Heroes (Blondie/Nico/Tally Brown/Janelle Monáe)

Ashes To Ashes (Warpaint)

Boys Keep Swinging (David Bowie/The Associates)

Diamond Dogs (Beck)

Rebel Rebel (Tegan And Sara/Slant 6/Sunday Painters)


Absolute Beginners (Carla Bruni)

Life On Mars (ABBA/The Flaming Lips)


Queen Bitch (Green River)

Rock’N’Roll Suicide (Seu Jorge/Black Box Recorder)

Let’s Dance (M. Ward/Matylda Damięcka)

Five Years (Brian Molko)

Changes (Seu Jorge)

Ziggy Stardust (Bauhaus)

Sufragette City (Frankie Goes To Hollywood)

Quicksand (Dinosaur Jr)

The Secret Life of Arabia (B.E.F + Billy Mackenzie)

Young Americans (The Cure)

The Jean Genie (The Dandy Warhols)

John, I’m Only Dancing (Vivian Girls)

The Laughing Gnome (Caroline)

China Girl (Boys Next Door)

Repetition (The Au Pairs)

Hallo Spaceboy (Behometh)

Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) (Superchunk)

Station to Station (Melvins)

Moonage Daydream (Ann Magnuson)

Letter to Hermione (Viv Albertine)


Sound And Vision (Franz Ferdinand + Girls Aloud)

For Tomorrow (Blur)

6 Responses to A tribute to David Bowie (the playlist)

  1. […] those who are able to articulate emotion, or even give voice to feelings. Thought I could compile a playlist of bands and singers who have interpreted Bowie songs as well as Bowie himself. Did that work? Doubt it. My knowledge is so […]

  2. […] surprisingly, is one of my favourite cover versions from the handful I found the other day. I do not question feelings like this, not too closely. At the age of 54, you think I care about […]

  3. […] know I have already written a similar post, but this is far more finely honed. This is more revealing, as this is personal. I am still, like […]

  4. slabslab says:

    For tomorrow???

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