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Day 316 | The Dreamers

This is one of several songs that appeared both on the album, "hours..." and the video game, Omikron: The Nomad Soul. Bowie and Tin Machine guitarist Reeves Gabrels wrote the soundtrack for the game, which, it turns out form the…

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Day 313 | Fascination

Bowie based this song on something one of his backup singers was performing on his own—the backup singer was Luther Vandross.  Bowie retained the musical integrity of the song but changed some of the title from “Funky Music” to “Fascination.”…

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Day 312 | Fly

This is another of the long list of bonuses, b-sides and guest appearances on other people's' albums that together could easily comprise an entirely new album. It seems to me that this kind of thing was more common in Bowie's…

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Day 311 | Telling Lies

No, I have not reverted to using this tribute as a commentary on Donald Trump. Despite the title and refrain, if this song is actually about the activity of telling lies, I don't see exactly how. Instead I think it's…

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Day 310 | Lust for Life

Lust for Life. Possibly Iggy Pop's best known song, Bowie co-wrote and produced it for the album of the same name. It had a revival of sorts through the movie, Trainspotting and then as the soundtrack for various commercials. Until…

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