Spoon’s Britt Daniel Covers David Bowie’s ‘Never Let Me Down’ as a Moving Tribute
He changed the lyrics slightly to make the song about Bowie
The music world is mourning the loss of the great David Bowie, who died Sunday following a lengthy but quiet battle with liver cancer, just two days after releasing his final album, ?. Spoon’s Britt Daniel recorded a moving acoustic cover of Bowie’s “Never Let Me Down,” the title track from his 1987 album, to honor his storied life and career. While Bowie’s original lyrics read “she never let me down,” Daniel amended them slightly, changing the words to “you never let me down,” as a tribute to the iconic musician. Stream the cover below.