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Freaky cover versions of David Bowie originals

1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 30 March 2013

Music journalist Marcus O'Dair joins Stuart to look beyond the makeup and the costumes to Bowie as a songwriter with a selection of suitably freaky cover versions of Bowie originals. From William Shatner's bonkers version of Space Oddity to Leo Minor's complete re-interpretation of Ashes To Ashes, Bowie's classic hits are the gift that keeps on giving.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for The Groundhogs

    The Groundhogs Sad Go Round

    Solid, WWA Records

  • Image for Broadcast

    Broadcast Until Then

    The Noise Made By People, Warp Records

  • Image for Hauschka

    Hauschka Watercolour Milk

    Room To Expand, 130701

  • Image for Leo Minor

    Leo Minor Ashes To Ashes

    Life Beyond Mars - Bowie Covered, Rapster Records

  • Image for Fritz von Runte

    Fritz von Runte Changed (Instrumental Mix)

    Bowie2001 - A Space Oddity - The Instrumentals, Marshall Records

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Golden Years (Jeremy Sole Remix)


  • Image for The Dresden Dolls

    The Dresden Dolls Life On Mars

    .2 Contamination - A Tribute To David Bowie, Failure To Communicate Records

  • Image for William Shatner

    William Shatner Space Oddity

    Seeking Major Tom, Cleopatra Records

  • Image for Techno Cowboy

    Techno Cowboy Five Years

    The Ziggy Stardust Omnichord Album, Arena

  • Image for The Pentangle

    The Pentangle Sovay

    The Time Has Come 1967-1973, Castle Music

  • Image for Il Época Del Hombre

    Il Época Del Hombre Me Bato Contra Dios

    Tensiòn (Spanish Experimental Underground 1980-1985), Munster Records

  • Image for Boards of Canada

    Boards of Canada Seven Forty Seven



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