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1. please mr gravedigger
2. day in day out
4. little wonder
the Pet Shop Boys version.... ugh!
Outside is a good album, Hallo Spaceboy is a highlight. Surely there can be no argument on that?
Hallo Spaceboy and Little Wonder are both great tracks. As is Afraid of Americans.
Wednesday's Child x5
Worst song ever, best video ever.
Go find it on youtube
that horrible cover of The Whisky Song or whatever its called. SO grating.
1. Pallas Athena
2. Hallo Spaceboy (PSB version)
3. New Killer Star
4. A better future
5. Bring me the head of the disco king (original version)
and whenever that track comes on, I shake my head and sigh.
If you are talking about "The Alabama Song" (the one The Doors wrote/covered). Yes that is terrible. For some reason it makes it onto one of the greatest hits I have.
much more fun
Do you want a fight ? 8=)
"Never Let Me Down" = Aweful
The man's a genius but that was really one of a few 'blips'!
Dancing In The Street
Has to be said his music got worse when he stopped using the drugs so much
this is very true :)
announced that the setlists for the sound & vision shows would be decided by a phone vote and the nme tried to get everyone to vote for the laughing gnome
one of the worst songs recorded by anyone, never mind bowie
what's wrong with it?
is pretty terrible.
1. Modern Love (actually let's dance is beyond heyday, but I loathe this tune)
2. All The Young Dudes
3. It Ain't Easy (ziggy cover)
4. John, I'm Only Dancing (from young american sessions)
5. now, I'm stuck. There were many weak tracks on s/t (space oddity album) and never much fond of Word on a Wing.
It ain't easy and all the young dudes... utter classics (even though It ain't easy wasn't originally a Bowie song).
Agreed with your other choices though!
should have put Velvet Goldmine on thar.
you cannot fuck with Word on a Wing or Modern Love
Word on a Wing isn't terrible, but is maybe at the bottom end of his brill 70s output. I'd have said Alabama Song but that wasn't his, and it was only a b-side on acoustic space oddity release...so I didn't count it. Some Ryko disc tracks were kinda weak, like bonus track off Lodger but name escapes me.
that people are down with The Laughing Gnome?
I'll think of some more later.
'Hallo Spaceboy' isn't that bad. There's worse on EaRThling (or whatever), and some of the Nathan Adler narrative bits on Outside are painful.
isnt that bad
next you'll be saying you don't like Please, Mr. Gravedigger. Bowie sneezes!
the laughing gnome. i couldn't even believe it was bowie when i first heard it. terrible.
Me and my gnome boys are down with it.
Before the NME got rubbish (yes there ARE some of us who are old enough to remember this) Bowie did a greatest hits tour where he asked the public to vote for which of his classic back catalogue he would be playing live. The NME mounted a campaign to get everyone to phone in for Laughing Gnome (this was the mid-80s so they called the campaign Just Say Gnome). It reached epic proportions and I firmly believe to this day that it got enough votes to be included but sadly Bowie bottled out if it...
Nobody thought it was rubbish when it was belatedly released as a single in around '73, such was Bowie's hold on the "cool" kids 8=)
time plays tricks on my mind but