In the port of Amsterdam, There's a Sailor who sings...
Originally due last year, Next, a tribute to Jacques Brel, is now scheduled for release next week in France (I guess the French deserve it first, even if Brel was a Belgian) and here in the UK on March 15th. David Bowie is represented here by his brilliant version of Amsterdam.
Along with Scott Walker, DB was instrumental in bringing the name of Jacques Brel to a wider audience here in the UK, via this recording of Amsterdam, and through his breathtaking live version of My Death.
Apart from the famous version of My Death performed at