Bowie’s Greatness in Songs You Don’t Know

You know about Ziggy Stardust, Rebel Rebel and poor old Major Tom, but there is so much you don’t of the sound of David Bowie. These are the songs that you should:Bowie's Greatness in Songs You Don't Know5. Sound and Vision (Low, 1976) Actually a song you probably do know but didn’t know you knew, sharp and compelling as anything you’ve heard..

Bowie's Greatness in Songs You Don't Know4. Bewlay Brothers (Hunky Dory, 1971) Climbing out of earnestness with pain and delight, knowing something but not knowing what.

Bowie's Greatness in Songs You Don't Know3.  V-2 Schneider (Heroes, 1976) Space-age, new-age from a distant planet, words so close and so far.

Bowie's Greatness in Songs You Don't Know2. Fascination (Young Americans, 1975) The rhythm and groove which every disco artist dreamed they might find.

Bowie's Greatness in Songs You Don't Know1. Big Brother (Diamond Dogs, 1974) Magnificent, poignant and magnificent again, what the conceptual album and song are dreamed upon.

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