“M” is for “Modern Love” by David Bowie
We’re playing our entire music catalog, A through Z, all this week! One of the songs under the letter “M” is “Modern Love” by David Bowie.
Written by Bowie, “Modern Love” is the first track on the album, Let’s Dance from 1983. He performed it at Live Aid in 1985 and did a re-recording of it with Tina Turner in 1987 for a Pepsi Commercial.
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Modern Love by David Bowie
Let’s Dance Song Titles
- Modern Love
- China Girl
- Let’s Dance
- Without You
- Criminal World
- Cat People
- Shake It
David Bowie has claimed that the song was inspired by Little Richard. Some have commented that the song bears a resemblance to Elton John‘s “I’m Still Standing,” which was recorded around the same time. Both Bowie and John say that neither had any knowledge of the other.
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At Live Aid 1985 – Modern Love by David Bowie
Pepsi Commercial with Tina Turner – Modern Love
I’m Still Standing – Elton John