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David Bowie - Significant Record of the Week

3 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 30 March 2013

As part of BBC 6Music's David Bowie week, Gilles' significant record is Bowie's 9th studio album 'Young Americans' which came out back in 1975. The album features a host of legendary musicians including John Lennon, Luther Vandross, the drummer from Sly And The Family Stone, Andy Newmark, and legendary producer Tony Visconti on the boards, with Gilles playing his favourite 3 tracks from the now legendary LP.

Music Played

42 items
  • Image for Chic

    Chic Open Up


  • Image for Geraldine Hunt

    Geraldine Hunt Can't Fake The Feeling


  • Image for Les Fils De Calvaire

    Les Fils De Calvaire Femmes D'Affairs

    Acid Pauli Remix

  • Significant Record Of The Week - David Bowie's Young Americans (1975)

  • Image for The Temptations

    The Temptations Masterpiece


  • Image for Om’Mas Keith

    Om’Mas Keith Pulse In The City

    White Label

  • Image for Soul II Soul

    Soul II Soul Back To Life

    Lil David's Break

  • Image for Melo X

    Melo X God Magic


  • Image for Jaden

    Jaden Hello


  • The Do Over

  • Image for The Stepkids

    The Stepkids The Lottery


  • Image for Steely Dan

    Steely Dan Peg


  • Image for Parliament

    Parliament Mothership Connection (Kon Re-edit)


  • Image for G&D

    G&D Popstopper

    SomeOthaShip Connection

  • Image for Letherette

    Letherette Boosted

    Ninja Tune

  • Image for Yosi Horikawa

    Yosi Horikawa Dropping

    Eklektik Records

  • Image for Adrian Sherwood

    Adrian Sherwood Bossa 2

    On U Sound

  • Image for Mystica Tribe

    Mystica Tribe Moon & Stone

    Syncom Data Records

  • Image for Roska

    Roska Need It


  • Significant Record Of The Week - David Bowie's Young Americans (1975)

  • Image for Patti Jo

    Patti Jo Make Me Believe In You


  • The Secret Waltz Club

  • Bloodlines

    • Image for Renegade

      Renegade Phenomenon One


    • Image for Joy Orbison

      Joy Orbison Hyph Mngo

      Hot Flush

  • Image for Bonobo

    Bonobo Know You

    Ninja Tune

  • Image for CHVRCHES

    CHVRCHES Recover (Cid Rim Remix)


  • Image for Alice Russell

    Alice Russell Hard & Strong (Typesun Remix)

    Tru Thoughts

  • Image for Kindred

    Kindred Rhythm Of Life (King Britt Remix)

    Hidden Beach Records

  • Image for Kyodai Feat. Gabriela Smith

    Kyodai Feat. Gabriela Smith Can You Hear The Beat

    Muak Music

  • Untitled

    The Latin Jazz Quintet and Eric Dolphy ‎- Spring Is Here (Prestige)


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