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- Posted on Mar 26th 2008 6:00PM by Mike Spinella
The Song: 'Starman'
The Contestants: David Bowie vs. of Montreal
In This Corner -- David Bowie: Originally recorded in 1972 as a single that served as a late addition to Bowie's concept album 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars,' its cosmic message and sounds would be influential for decades to come. Although the track served as more of a fan favorite than a commercial hit, the tune did make its way onto the U.K. charts at No. 10 and peaked at No. 65 stateside.
David Bowie, 'Starman'
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In This Corner -- of Montreal: Atlanta's outlandish art-rockers took on this tune by one of their favorite artists in our New York studio during their Interface visit. Singer Kevin Barnes laid down a heartfelt acoustic rendition, giving it that of Montreal flavor while preserving the song's structure.
of Montreal, 'Starman'
of Montreal on the Interface