Best David Bowie Songs


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81 Teenage Wildlife

A powerful testament to the honest struggles of the teenage years in the different social classes of the 1970's.

The best track off of Scary Monsters. Reminds me a lot of Heroes. The music is absolutely uplifting and beautiful.

82 All the Madmen

That wistful, introvert style of singing he reserved for only the best of his songs, coupled with one of the best feats of songwriting by anyone ever, makes this song my favourite.

This is maybe not my all time favorite of his songs but definitely one of them. It's underrated and I wonder why this doesn't have more votes.

83 Lady Grinning Soul

Bowie's most beautiful song and vocals.

Underrated song. You must listen again...!

One of my favorite songs

84 The Prettiest Star
85 Jump They Say
86 Where Are We Now?
87 The Bewlay Brothers

I can't believe this isn't higher up in this list. This is one of my favorite songs by bowie. Knowing the lyrics are about his half brother makes them even more haunting. I get chills when I listen to this song. Beautiful.

One of Bowie's most haunting songs. A perfectly dark folk psychedelic trance. Absolutely needs to be higher.

That Exotic Backward Masked Horn Stirring up the chorus is amazing

Since his death, this has become my favourite Bowie song.

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88 See Emily Play
89 Panic in Detroit

It's a shame that Aladdin Sane doesn't get as much recognition as albums like Ziggy Stardust or Hunky Dory. This song contains some of Mick Ronson's finest guitar work, and it's got some strange, but catchy lyrics in it. The drum beat is very rhythmic, and I consider it to be among Bowie's best work. - c0mf0rta61ynum6

"Having scored a trillion dollars
I made a run back home
Found him slumped across the table
A gun and me alone"

Can't belive Panic in Detroit hasn't made the top 50.

90 Days

A fine addition to the final album.. Consider "Never Get old" as well.

91 Hallo Spaceboy V 2 Comments
92 Seven
93 Slow Burn

This song should be higher up the list - Jiorl

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94 Rubber Band V 1 Comment
95 I'm Deranged

Didn't this appear in twin peaks: fire walk with me? great song though - Jiorl

96 Survive

When I was going to school with a sore stomach, I thought "I'll Survive."

Survive is one of the best songs on the album "'Hours'..." as well as Thursday's Child and Something In The Air!

97 Bring Me the Disco King

Maybe not the greatest bowie song but definitely deserves recognition. Its a pretty cool song!

One of the best lyrics he wrote. I love this song.

Listen to the magic remix from Underworld OST with Bowie+Frusciante+NIN. JUST MAGICAL.
Should be a lot higher.

98 Boys Keep Swinging V 1 Comment
99 Buddha of Suburbia V 2 Comments
100 Little Wonder V 1 Comment
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