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Saturday video break: The Man Who Sold The World

Song #16 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “The Man Who Sold The World”, originally by David Bowie and covered by Nirvana. Here’s the original:

It’s a great song, but I don’t think I’ve ever heard the Bowie version on the radio. The version we’ve all heard on the radio is Nirvana’s:

Still a great song. And unlike the vast majority of Nirvana’s work, one with a title that could be guessed from the song’s lyrics. Which one do you prefer?

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  1. cb says:

    Had never heard the Bowie version before and was pleasantly surprised by Bowie’s high quality performance in 2000.