David Bowie

Talented English singer David Bowie began his musical journey as a teenager. By the age of 15 the singer, who was a native of London, had already started his first band named the Konrads.

Prior to establishing a career as a solo artist, the Englishman performed with various groups including King Bees.

Bowie eventually launched his individual career with the release of an eponymously-titled album in June 1967.  And throughout his lifetime, he released a total of 26 studio albums including “Blackstar”, his 26th studio album, which was arguably his biggest project. This record attained the first position on various official album charts worldwide, which includes the ones in the UK and the US.

In 2021 an album titled “Joy” was posthumously released in his name.


The singer’s career and life came to an end in January 2016 after failing to recover from liver cancer.

What Style was David Bowie?

Throughout his career, the songs that Bowie created best fit the following musical genres:

  • Glam rock
  • Art rock
  • Electronic
  • Pop

Top Songs

The late singer’s most popular tracks include the ones we’ve analyzed below:

“Valentine’s Day”

“Thursday’s Child”

“The Man Who Sold the World”

“I’m Afraid of Americans”

“Let’s Dance”



“China Girl”

“Oh! You Pretty Things”


Bowie had a very successful career, which earned him many honors from a number of major award schemes. He claimed his first Grammys in 1985, for the video to his track “Blue Jean”. It won the “Best Music Video” category. After the singer’s demise, his “Blackstar” album and its title track both received two awards each during 2017’s Grammy Awards. The track won the “Best Rock Song” category as one of its two awards.

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