Madonna Reveals Her ‘Rebel Rebel’ Heart in David Bowie Tribute

Last night in Houston, Texas, Madonna followed up her earlier tribute to the late David Bowie by covering one of his classic rock standards: “Rebel Rebel,” from 1974’s Diamond Dogs. (A fitting choice, given that Madonna is still on her Rebel Heart promotional tour.) Bowie’s register is a tad low for his fellow art-pop legend, but the heart (and the strut) is definitely there. The singer explained her love for the Starman to the crowd:

If you haven’t heard about David Bowie, then look him up motherf**kers… He was one of the geniuses of the music industry, one of the greatest singer/songwriters of the 20th century, and he changed my life when I went to see him in concert in Detroit. He showed me that it was OK to be different. And he’s the first rebel heart that I laid eyes on, OK?

Watch below.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=w9EMYSj7bwA

(h/t Billboard)

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