REBEL REBEL – 2008
Released in 1974 as a single off Bowie’s Diamond Dogs album this song this song is legendary. Eddy’s cover really cooks!
Released in 1974 as a single from the album Diamond Dogs. Cited as his most-covered track it has been described as being effectively Bowie’s farewell to the glam rock movement that he had helped pioneer, as well as being a proto-punk track
Originally written for an aborted Ziggy Stardust musical in late 1973, “Rebel Rebel” – completed in January 1974 and released the following month – was Bowie’s last single in the glam rock style that had been his trademark. It was also his first hit since 1969 not to feature lead guitarist Mick Ronson.