Top Ten Songs That Make You Think of David Bowie

PositronWildhawk
We lost one of the most influential musicians in memory just this week. Wherever you go in music today, you're likely to come across something that he inspired. So here are ten tracks, from a mixture of genres, that make you think about what Bowie has done.

The Top Ten

1 Raining Again - Moby Raining Again - Moby

This is one of my favourite songs of all time, and it has the psychedelic, soulful and constantly changing elements that defined Bowie. - PositronWildhawk

There aren't many songs that make me think of Bowie, because he's just so damned unique, but this is one for sure. Great list and choices, PositronWildhawk. - PetSounds

Wow, didn't know the song, Heard it in the sample and it does remind me a lot. This list is very interesting - Martinglez

2 In This Shirt (Röyksopp Remix) - The Irrepressibles

I've heard a fair few renditions of this track, and the vocals and music have a part of the Starman's soul in there each time, but the Röyksopp Remix is simply perfection. - PositronWildhawk

3 The Great Beyond - R.E.M. The Great Beyond - R.E.M.

This song title is perfect. A perfect tribute to the man who was my boyfriend inside of my head. - RockFashionista

4 Butterfly Caught - Massive Attack Butterfly Caught - Massive Attack

The spooky reverb of Blackstar did put me in mind of this. - PositronWildhawk

5 Killer - Seal Killer - Seal

"Brother, sister, it's the loneliness that's the killer." So chilling, so Bowie. - PositronWildhawk

6 The Light is Clear In My Eyes - Moby and the Void Pacific Choir The Light is Clear In My Eyes - Moby and the Void Pacific Choir

One of the most surprising songs of 2015. And the video did bring the image of Bowie in my mind. - PositronWildhawk

7 The Masterplan - Oasis The Masterplan - Oasis
8 The Wilhelm Scream - James Blake The Wilhelm Scream - James Blake

That eerie ambience is just as powerful as Bowie's was. - PositronWildhawk

9 Pray for Rain - Massive Attack Pray for Rain - Massive Attack
10 Space Oddity - David Bowie Space Oddity - David Bowie

The Contenders

11 Beautiful Escape - Tom Misch Beautiful Escape - Tom Misch
12 Jet - Paul McCartney and Wings Jet - Paul McCartney and Wings
13 The Great Gig In the Sky - Pink Floyd The Great Gig In the Sky - Pink Floyd
14 Transmission - Joy Division Transmission - Joy Division
15 Wintersun - Brendan Perry Wintersun - Brendan Perry
16 I Had This Thing - Röyksopp I Had This Thing - Röyksopp
17 Wildest Dreams - Taylor Swift Wildest Dreams - Taylor Swift
18 The Passenger - Iggy Pop The Passenger - Iggy Pop
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