David Bowie: Songbook
David bowie songbook
compilation album
Released 1997
Recorded various
Genre Pop, Rock
Length 15 tracks
Label Connoisseur Collection
Producer various
various acts

David Bowie: Songbook is a compilation album featuring Duran Duran, released by Connoisseur Collection in 1997.

About the albumEdit

The album is a collection of David Bowie cover songs, performed by various artists. The compilation includes Duran Duran's cover version of "Fame", a track originally released on the "Careless Memories" 12" single in 1981.

Live Aid co-founder Midge Ure is also featured, with a cover version of "The Man Who Sold The World". David Bowie also performed at Live Aid in 1985, performing a setlist featuring "Rebel Rebel", "Modern Love" and "Heroes" which are all covered on this album.

Track listingEdit

VSOP CD 236Edit

  1. "Heroes" - Blondie (6:17)
  2. "Space Oddity" - The Flying Pickets (4:02)
  3. "The Man Who Sold The World" - Midge Ure (5:35)
  4. "Kooks" - Danny Wilson (3:29)
  5. "Ziggy Stardust" - Bauhaus (3:12)
  6. "Rock 'N' Roll Suicide" - Tony Hadley (3:02)
  7. "John I'm Only Dancing" - Polecats (2:22)
  8. "All The Young Dudes" - Mott The Hoople" (3:28)
  9. "Watch That Man" - Lulu (4:50)
  10. "Rebel Rebel" - Sigue Sigue Sputnik (4:28)
  11. "Fame" - Duran Duran (3:16)
  12. "Boys Keep Swinging" - Susanna Hoffs (4:58)
  13. "Ashes To Ashes" - Tears For Fears (4:31)
  14. "China Girl" - Iggy Pop (5:07)
  15. "Over The Wall We Go" - Oscar (2:59)

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