Coverville 1109: A Tribute to David Bowie

January 20, 2016

I’ve done David Bowie Cover Stories before, but I wanted to pay homage to the man with one more set of amazing covers. Some I’ve played before, some brand new, but all wonderful. Hope you enjoy! (104 minutes)



Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy
A Space Oddity (Instrumental Mix) Fritz von Runte 4:27 BOWIE2001 - The Instrumentals (bowie2001.com) David Bowie
Ziggy Stardust Margot & The Nuclear So And So's 3:05 I Saved Latin! A Tribute to Wes Anderson David Bowie 10
Life On Mars? Seu Jorge 3:29 The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions David Bowie 4
Heroes (wildebeest mix) Peter Gabriel 4:06 Scratch My Back David Bowie
Cat People (Putting Out Fire) Hollywood, Mon Amour 2:51 Hollywood, Mon Amour David Bowie 4
The Man Who Sold the World Nirvana 4:20 MTV Unplugged In New York David Bowie 16
Changes Shawn Mullins 3:32 The Faculty (Music From The Dimension Motion Picture) [Explicit] David Bowie 10
Ashes to Ashes (Digital Spacepop Replicant) LB 4:34 Pop Artificielle David Bowie
Boys Keep Swinging Susanna Hoffs 4:58 David Bowie Songbook David Bowie 7
As The World Falls Down Girl In A Coma 3:56 Adventures In Coverland David Bowie 3
China Girl Anna Terheim 3:53 Remake The Ultimate Covers Collection David Bowie 8
John, I’m Only Dancing Jesca Hoop 2:51 A Salute to the Thin White Duke - The Songs of David Bowie David Bowie 3
Suffragette City Cybernauts 3:19 Cybernauts Live David Bowie 8
Fame 野宮真貴 3:13 Tribute to David Bowie David Bowie 7
Young Americans Danny Michel 4:42 Loving The Alien David Bowie 2
Rebel Rebel Lea DeLaria 4:25 House of David David Bowie 13
Golden Years Marilyn Manson 3:49 Dead Man On Campus David Bowie 6
Fashion Afghan Raiders 3:22 We Were So Turned On: A Tribute to David Bowie David Bowie 4
Modern Love Starlit 6:13 .2 Contamination: A Tribute To David Bowie David Bowie 9
Five Years Old 97s 4:52 Mimeograph EP David Bowie 5
Space Oddity (Bonus track) Chris Hadfield 5:19 Space Sessions: Songs From a Tin Can David Bowie
Where Have All The Good Times Gone David Bowie 2:41 Pin-Ups Kinks 2
  1. That Darn Ted

    Nomiya Maki is the voice of Pizzacato Five, and is definitely from Japan. If you like quirky retro music, check her out!

  2. anita

    Oh, I loved this tribute to David Bowie … only you know the most special covers and these are sensitive and wonderful…thank you Brian!

  3. anita

    Chris Hadfield…what a good surprise…i’ll find out..

  4. Craig ...without a list

    Thank you for such a thoughtful and enjoyable tribute…
    Nicely done!

  5. Bill

    You didn’t mention that Bowie’s version of China Girl is a cover. It originally appeared on The Idiot by Iggy Pop in 1977.

    • admin

      Good point! I’ve mentioned it on previous shows, and even played the Iggy original, but forgot to mention it here.

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