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David Bowie Has Been Streamed More That a Billion Times on Spotify

by Newsdesk

"The absolute transformation of everything that we ever thought about music will take place within 10 years, and nothing is going to be able to stop it. Music itself is going to become like running water or electricity." - David Bowie June 2002.

This week, the music of David Bowie reached a major milestone with the one billionth stream on Spotify from his stellar 50-year career.

The number 1 streamed song, “Heroes”, originally recorded in English, French & German, has become an inspirational anthem and is this year celebrating its 40th anniversary. The track forms the cornerstone of the forthcoming box set A New Career In A New Town 1977-1982 and will also be released as a special limited edition picture disc.

David's top ten most streamed solo tracks of all time are;
  1. “Heroes"
  2. Let’s Dance
  3. Space Oddity
  4. Life On Mars
  5. Starman
  6. Rebel Rebel
  7. Moonage Daydream
  8. Changes
  9. Ziggy Stardust
  10. Modern Love
Bubbling under those are Fame, The Man Who Sold The World, China Girl, Oh! You Pretty Things, Sound & Vision, Where Are We Now? This Is Not America, Ashes To Ashes and Young Americans.

A New Career In A New Town 1977-1982 is released on Parlophone on September 29, 2017.
“Heroes” 40th-anniversary picture disc is released on Parlophone on September 22, 2017.