All the young dudes, carry the news...
As if to reinforce the taste of the Great British public, (as outlined in the story above) the newly published annual
This chart is voted for by listeners of Xfm radio, who traditionally are made up of younger student types with a generally jolly good taste in music.
This is reflected in the fact that Nirvana's version of The Man Who Sold The World is up this year from #91 to #20! Life On Mars? is a new entry at #30 (though I believe it has been as high as #3 in the chart in the past) and "Heroes" is up from #62 to #27.
David Bowie is the only artist of his generation to be included in the Top 30, excepting The Beatles who only have one song in there...and then that's only because every UK Top 30 of all-time-bests has to include a Beatles' tune due to a government edict, probably.
Congratulations to David Bowie for proving yet again just how timeless his music is, and how it still appeals to generation after generation.
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