Duran Duran releases cover of David Bowie’s ‘Five Years’

The band honored the late legend for what would have been his 74th birthday.

“My lifestyle as a teenager was all about David Bowie,” Simon Le Bon said in a assertion to Rolling Stone. “He is the motive why I commenced producing music. Portion of me still are not able to think in his demise 5 years back, but it’s possible that is simply because there’s a section of me in which he’s however alive and often will be.

“When we received the Ziggy Stardust LP and set the needle in the groove, our very first flavor of its perfection was the song ‘Five Several years.’ I can not start off to describe how honored I experience for Duran Duran to be offered the opportunity to conduct this icon, and to place our title alongside Bowie’s for this commemoration of his audio.”

The deal with comes in advance of Friday’s virtual tribute, “Just For A person Day,” which also capabilities Adam Lambert, Boy George, Michael C. Hall, Billy Corgan and more.

Bowie died of most cancers in 2016.

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