Playlist: The Best of David Bowie Covers, From Eurythmics to Janelle Monae
As the shocking news of David Bowie‘s death yesterday (January 10) continues to reverberate throughout the world, singers and songwriters are paying tribute to the late icon — many of whom count Bowie as an idol, a hero and an inspiration.
To further illustrate his immense influence in the music world (and beyond), we’ve put together a collection of Bowie covers recorded over the past few decades by acts across genres — from the Eurythmics take on “Fame” to Natalie Merchant’s live “Space Oddity” cover to Robbie Williams’ take on “Kooks” to Janelle Monae‘s recent rendition of the classic “Heroes.” Bowie fans will likely also be familiar with Beck’s “Diamond Dogs” from the Moulin Rouge soundtrack.
Take a listen below to the covers in remembrance of the legendary artist. And for more playlists, you can subscribe to PopCrush on Apple Music.
David Bowie’s Albums, Ranked