Crash Course for the Raves: A Tribute to David Bowie (1996). David Bowie Songbook (1997). Ashes to Ashes: A Tribute to David Bowie (1999). Goth Oddity: A Tribute to David Bowie (1999). The Dark Side of David Bowie (2000). The String Quartet Tribute to David Bowie (2002). Sound + Vision: The Electronic Tribute to David Bowie (2002). Starman (Uncut Magazine) (2003). This Is Rockabilly Clash (various artists, 2002). White Riot: A Tribute to The Clash Vols 1 & 2 (various artists, 2003). Charlie Does Surf (A Tribute to The Clash) (various artists, 2004). The Sandinista! Project: A Tribute to The Clash) (various artists, 2007). Kick at the Darkness.
David Bowie confirms new album and single Blackstar. The iconic singer will release the lead single from his 25th album in November. 01. Now that's what I call a summer party 19. Various artists. 02. Divinely uninspired to a hellish extent.
The influence of David Bowie on popular culture and music shows no sign of abating, even some forty-three years after his first record landed confusingly on an unsuspecting audience still very much in thrall to all things Beatles, Stones and Elvis. That all of the aforementioned had to withdraw their commitments probably says more about the contractual nature of the record industry and harrowing tour schedules than any second thoughts about honouring the great man.
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VARIOUS ARTISTS (1972, China Record Company). How can you not love music with selections titled Delivering Public-Grain to the State or Galloping Across the Grasslands (a real foot tapper, that one). Apart from reading like outtakes from a Brian Eno album, these tracks are actually rather lovely examples of folkish music played on traditional instruments