Uncut: David Bowie's 30 Best Songs

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Uncut: David Bowie's 30 Best Songs

Postby Dexter » Wed May 25, 2016 4:05 am

David Bowie’s 30 best songs
Uncut
February 19, 2015
http://www.uncut.co.uk/features/david-b ... ongs-66458

Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Morrissey, Ricky Gervais and more choose their favourites…

In this mammoth piece from Uncut’s March 2008 issue (Take 133), a host of famous fans and collaborators pick David Bowie’s 30 best songs! “Bowie represented a way to get out of myself, an escape, a hope that there was something else…”

30 In The Heat Of The Morning
Available on Bowie At The Beeb: The Best Of The BBC Radio Sessions 1968-1972 (recorded 1968, released 2004)
29 Boys Keep Swinging
From Lodger (May 1979); released as a single, April 1979.
28 Moonage Daydream
From The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust… (June 1972)
27 Station To Station
From Station To Station (January 1976)
26 Always Crashing In The Same Car
From Low (January 1977)
25 Can’t Help Thinking About Me
By David Bowie & The Lower Third. Released as a single, January 1966.
24 Drive-In Saturday
From Aladdin Sane (April 1973); released as a single, April 1973
23 Kooks
From Hunky Dory (December 1971)
22 Sunday
From Heathen (June 2002)
21 The Bewlay Brothers
From Hunky Dory (December 1971)
20 Letter To Hermione
From David Bowie – US title: Man Of Words/Man Of Music – (November 1969); reissued as Space Oddity (November 1972)
19 Oh! You Pretty Things
From Hunky Dory (December 1971)
18 Rock’n’Roll Suicide
From The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (June 1972); released as a single, April 1974.
17 Young Americans
From Young Americans (March 1975); released as a single, February 1975
16 The Man Who Sold The World
From The Man Who Sold The World (April 1971)
15 Sound & Vision
From Low (January 1977); released as a single, February 1977
14 John, I’m Only Dancing
Released as a single, September 1972, re-released January 1980; “John, I’m Only Dancing (Again)” (1975) released as a single, December 1979
13 Diamond Dogs
From Diamond Dogs (May 1974); released as a single, June 1974
12 All The Young Dudes
Bowie’s version was never released on a studio album, but is available on a number of compilations and David Live (November 1974)
11 The Jean Genie
From Aladdin Sane (April 1973); released as a single, November 1972.
10 Let’s Dance
From Let’s Dance (April 1983); released as a single, March 1983.
9 Life On Mars
From Hunky Dory (December 1971); released as a single June 1973
8 Changes
From Hunky Dory (December 1971); released as a single, January 1972, re-released December 1974.
7 Rebel Rebel
From Diamond Dogs (May 1974); released as a single, February 1974.
6 Ashes To Ashes
From Scary Monsters (September 1980); released as a single, August 1980.
5 Space Oddity
First released as a single, July 1969; re-issued September 1975.
4 Starman
From The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (June 1972); released as a single, April 1972.
3 Fame
From Young Americans (March 1975); released as a single, July 1975.
2 Ziggy Stardust
From The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (June 1972); released as the B-side to “The Jean Genie”, April 1972
1 “Heroes”
From “Heroes” (October 1977); released as a single, September 1977

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Re: Uncut: David Bowie's 30 Best Songs

Postby babydoll » Wed May 25, 2016 6:11 pm

No Golden Years? Or Wild Is the Wind? Really? Plus typical number one.

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Re: Uncut: David Bowie's 30 Best Songs

Postby Dexter » Thu May 26, 2016 12:15 am

Considering that they limited themselves to 30 songs, I guess some excellent tracks were left out like the 2 mentioned by babydoll as well as "Suffragette City", "China Girl", "Modern Love", "Five Years" and the most egregious omission, "Under Pressure."


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