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10 Transformative David Bowie Lyrics

David Bowie was a lyricist that never failed to leave an impression on you.  Throughout his unparalleled career, there were countless lyrics that just stuck with you. 

They triggered memories.

They conjured up feelings.

They changed you.

On the anniversary of his passing (January 10), we look back on ten of Bowie’s transformative lyrics.

10. “Your face, your race, the way that you talk.  I kiss you, you’re beautiful, I want you to walk.”
-“Five Years”

David Bowie: five years (1976)

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9. “Look up here, I’m I heaven. I’ve got scars that can’t be seen. I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen.  Everybody knows me now.”

David Bowie - Lazarus

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8. “Let’s sway under the moonlight, this serious moonlight.”
-“Let’s Dance”

David Bowie - Let's Dance

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