Today, David Bowie turned 68 years old. Be it the Thin White Duke, Ziggy Stardust, or just Bowie, he’s had an incredible career and continues to adapt and change his persona and musical style and still remain stylish, cool and relevant. That’s also due to the songs he’s written, many of which are timeless classics. Some of them translate well to other genres, so without further ado, here are five Bowie covers by heavier musicians that do his legacy proud.
Above, Tombs’ version of “Heroes” is half in German, like the version featured in the film Christiane F. The part sung in German featuresRalph Schmidt of Planks.