The music world lost a musical, cultural and fashion icon with the passing of David Bowie.
His songs transpired across generations.
We have selected favourite David Bowie songs and looked at tributes from celebrities and journalists.
8. Magic Dance
David Bowie sings along with the inclusion of many creatures and a baby, in the film Labyrinth.
Anyone else grow up watching Labyrinth on repeat? https://t.co/QoSTX7zysN RIP David Bowie
— Owen Jones (@OwenJones84) January 11, 2016
This song was one of the many milestones of his music career in our opinion.
— Jake Humphrey (@mrjakehumphrey) January 11, 2016
This song is from his new and final album Blackstar that was released on Friday, January 8.
— john kenny (@JohnKennyMedia) January 11, 2016
5. Jean Genie
This song featured on Life of Mars, series 1, episode 4. It could have been used to represent the infamous character of the series – Jean Hunt.
— Robert DeLeo (@STPRobertDeLeo) January 11, 2016
The track was written in the 1970s and has become one of Bowie’s signature songs.
First saw him live in 1994. An amazing visionary who gave more to modern music than any other individual. https://t.co/14K6TwVxb2
— Kirstie McCrum (@kirstiemccrum) January 11, 2016
3. Ashes to Ashes
Who doesn’t remember Bowie in the clown costume? We certainly do!
— Lenny Henry (@LennyHenry) January 11, 2016
This upbeat song got a lot of feet dancing and is another one of Bowie’s iconic songs.
Never imagined we’d be doing this. But now we must ‘turn to face the strange..’ Rest easy Star Man. https://t.co/mQEgxH3bUP
— The Pogues (@poguesofficial) January 11, 2016
1. Life on Mars
This is perhaps the most iconic David Bowie song. It was featured on the TV series, Life on Mars.
Today the world lost a legend. Bowie Forever⚡️💔 https://t.co/9qhVIgv7uG
— Delta Goodrem (@DeltaGoodrem) January 11, 2016