Duran Duran releases cover of David Bowie's 'Five Years'

The band venerated the overdue legend for what would had been his 74th birthday.

“My lifestyles as a teen used to be all about David Bowie,” Simon Le Bon stated in a remark to Rolling Stone. “He’s the explanation why I began writing songs. A part of me nonetheless cannot consider in his loss of life 5 years in the past, however possibly that is as a result of there is part of me the place he is nonetheless alive and all the time shall be.

“Once we were given the Ziggy Stardust LP and put the needle within the groove, our first style of its perfection used to be the tune ‘5 Years.’ I will be able to’t start to give an explanation for how venerated I think for Duran Duran to be given the chance to accomplish this icon, and to position our title along Bowie’s for this commemoration of his song.”

The quilt comes forward of Friday’s digital tribute, “Simply For One Day,” which additionally options Adam Lambert, Boy George, Michael C. Corridor, Billy Corgan and extra.

Bowie died of most cancers in 2016.

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