BOXER UNION PLAYLIST #20
Few days ago we received the bad news that David Bowie had passed away, so Boxer Union decided to pay tribute and create a playlist with covers of some of his most greatest songs. Performers and groups like Nirvana, Dinosaur Jr., Seu Jorge, Anna Calvi, Beck or Janelle Monáe perform hits such as Space Oddity, Life in Mars?, Ashes To Ashes, China Girl or Heroes.
David Bowie is without any doubt one of the most innovative artists of the XX century, particularly for his work in the 1970s. David highlited as singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer, but he worked also as painter and actor. Bowie’s career was marked by reinvention, musical innovation and visual presentation. His songs and stagecraft brought a new dimension to popular music, influencing its immediate forms and its subsequent development. During his lifetime, he sold an estimated 140 million records worldwide.
He was also one of the most stylish musicians of the past century. During his years of career, David Bowie has come all the fashion trends of the second half of the past century, from the mod style to the glam rock. Regardless of the decade he always defend a mens classic garment, the suit.
01. Five Years. David Bowie
02. Ashes To Ashes, Pt. 1. Warpaint
03. Diamond Dogs. Beck
04. Space Oddity. Powerman 5000
05. Life On Mars? Seu Jorge
06. China Girl. Anna Ternheim
07. Ziggy Stardust. Bauhaus
08. The Man Who Sold The World. Nirvana
09. Quicksand. Dinosaur Jr.
10. Changes. Lewis & Clarke
11. Moonage Daydream. Brazzaville
12. Starman. Culture Club
13. John, I’m Only Dancing. Jesca Hoop
14. Boys Keep Swinging. Duran Duran
15. Heroes. Janelle Monáe
16. Fame. Eurythmics
17. Oh! You Pretty Things. Au Revoir Simone
18. Let’s Dance. M. Ward
19. Lady Grinning Soul. Anna Calvi
20. Lady Stardust. David Bowie