Duran Duran: “Five Years” (Bowie Cover)

The iconic “Wild Boys” of the 80s, Duran Duran, released an amazing cover of Bowie’s “Five Years” from his the 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders Mars. Simon Le Bon says this of recording, “Five Years”: “When we got the Ziggy Stardust LP and put the needle in the groove, our first taste of its perfection was the song Five … Continue reading Duran Duran: “Five Years” (Bowie Cover)

David Bowie: Tryin’ to Get to Heaven / Mother

On what would have been his 74th birthday (January 8th), the Bowie Estate released two previously unreleased covers. One of “TRYIN’ TO GET TO HEAVEN” by Bob Dylan and the other of “MOTHER” by John Lennon. Whew boy, I was not emotionally ready for those two songs. Separately, they are a gut punch, but together on a single, they brought me to my knees.. According … Continue reading David Bowie: Tryin’ to Get to Heaven / Mother