2016, The Ultimate Playlist: The Icons
The best songs of the year by our biggest stars
David Bowie Dollar Days
Carried by doleful piano, sad-eyed sax and Bowie’s valedictory couplets (‘I’m falling down/It’s nothing to me’), this wistful ballad was an instant highlight of Blackstar. When Bowie passed away two days after the album’s release it took on new depths of poignancy.