Speed of Life

This week we mark 3 years since the unwelcome passing of David Bowie, with our go-to Bowie expert Tom highlighting some Bowie originals and brilliant cover versions to mark the occasion. We also feature the new release from Buke and Gase; their new record “Scholars” is the album of the week (available this Friday!)


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  1. Eye to Eye by Blood Red Shoes on Eye to Eye (Jazz Life) $ Buy
  2. Break
  3. Wrong Side by Buke and Gase on Scholars (Brassland) $ Buy
  4. Monster by AlaskaAlaska on Monster (Marathon Artists) $ Buy
  5. Break
  6. Lazarus by David Bowie on Blackstar (Sony) $ Buy
  7. Lust for Life by Iggy Pop on Lust for Life (Virgin) $ Buy
  8. Lady Grinning Soul by David Bowie on Alladin Sane (Parlophone) $ Buy
  9. Let's Dance by David Bowie on Bowie at the Beeb (BBC) $ Buy
  10. Break
  11. Houses of the Holy by H.C. McEntire on House of the Holy (Merge) $ Buy
  12. Break
  13. Stumbler by Buke and Gase on Scholars (Brassland) $ Buy
  14. And When You Fall by Algiers on Algiers (Matador) $ Buy
  15. Blacked Out by Yussef Dayes & Alfa Mist on Blacked Out (Cashmere Thoughts) $ Buy
  16. Sunday by David Bowie on Heathen (EMI) $ Buy
  17. Break
  18. Life on Mars? by Seu Jorge on The Life Aquatic OST (Hollywood) $ Buy
  19. Blackstar (feat. Anna Calvi) by Jherek Bischoff & Amanda Palmer on Strung Out in Heaven (8FT) $ Buy
  20. Break
  21. Space Oddity by Chris Hadfield on Space Sessions: Songs from a Tin Can (Warner) $ Buy
  22. Break
  23. Simmer Dim by Erland Cooper on Nightflight (Phases) $ Buy