David Bowie – Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet Thing (Reprise)

Mindi on Songs Video clip Ranking: four / 5

  • By kjsh987, April 10, 2012 @ 12:14 am

    i understando you. low has a lot of nice songs like what in the world, breaking glass, sound and vision between others. but diamond dogs is a bomb

  • By 1Cweasel, April 10, 2012 @ 12:52 am

    Take a trip to Hunger City!

  • By fadu, April 10, 2012 @ 1:19 am

    Definitely my favorite Bowie song, might even be my favorite song from anyone actually..

  • By agaichapter25, April 10, 2012 @ 1:59 am

    i,ll make u a deal like any other candidate you,ll pretend were walking home because our futures at stake

  • By kjsh987, April 10, 2012 @ 2:34 am

    they didn´t gave to sweet thing the credit that deserves

  • By weirdogilly, April 10, 2012 @ 2:41 am

    lol couldn’t agree more

  • By mpomo14, April 10, 2012 @ 3:40 am

    Happy Birthday, unlikely recluse!

  • By Kobashimark1, April 10, 2012 @ 4:11 am

    you cant say what his best album was is – too impossible

  • By TheSanealaddin, April 10, 2012 @ 4:30 am

    Sweet Thing is nothing to do with Orwell’s world, on the old vinyl album it was on side one, part of the Diamond dogs urban apocalyse section, the Orwell section does not begin until ‘We are the dead’. Yes he’s telling stories again; nevertheless the emotional power, and brilliant though hardly politically correct lyrics, were something that didn’t fit with the official pop star image he adopted from the early 80s onwards, once the classic albums had dried up.

  • By arabiansanchez, April 10, 2012 @ 4:31 am

    @S8OR In a way, I can see it. I suppose so.

  • By arabiansanchez, April 10, 2012 @ 4:50 am

    Bowie never really did causes; I’ve heard him in an interview saying he doesn’t want to be anybody’s spokesperson. I see this as just a song of Orwell’s world, as that’s what the record originally was: a musical. I tend to just treat Bowie’s songs as stories: not particularly based on actual events.

  • By linclinc5, April 10, 2012 @ 4:58 am

    theatrical, but sung like Sinatra – Bowie at his greatest, his best album of all. It’s that great that even Rebel Rebel, insisted on being included by the record company because it’s an obvious hit single, could be left off.
    It’s a good song but just doesn’t fit the rest, kind of stuck on the end like a bonus track.
    Anyway that’s being negative, this is superb music

  • By TheSanealaddin, April 10, 2012 @ 5:13 am

    Have to agree: ‘Possibly the best song on the Diamond Dogs album, If not one of his best ever’ well said. The song is such an emotionally charged mixture of celebration and disgust, of the politically correct and incorrect, I think Bowie has shrank from highlighting it particularly after his ”74 Glory days.

  • By spell71166, April 10, 2012 @ 6:11 am

    Pure genius.

  • By chrisjohnfan, April 10, 2012 @ 6:58 am

    @S8OR too bad he cant write stuff like this!

  • By kjsh987, April 10, 2012 @ 7:03 am

    so underrated,so awesome too

  • By sootypunk, April 10, 2012 @ 7:36 am

    classic !!!!!

  • By daviniaosgood, April 10, 2012 @ 8:16 am

    I’m glad that you’re older than me, makes me feel important and free, does that make you smile, isn’t that me? <3

  • By Johnnywhamo, April 10, 2012 @ 8:21 am

    When I was a kid I worked in a dark room and I did a double shift with only one album (on 8 track by the way ) to listen to and this was it. I listen to this non stop for 16 hours straight. I STILL love this album to this day and truly think it’s one of his most underrated earlier albums. I WILL NEVER GET SICK OF MY MAN BOWIE!! Bow down to the ROCKGOD!

  • By scraggy61, April 10, 2012 @ 8:43 am

    BOWIE at his brilliant best amazing tune genius love it 

  • By 13hellkaat, April 10, 2012 @ 8:44 am

    God, he’s such an amazing artist.

  • By paulabowieeaves, April 10, 2012 @ 9:18 am

    My favourate Bowie song…thanks for shareing the awesome photos too!

  • By CherieBombx, April 10, 2012 @ 10:12 am

    I think 1:04 has to be my absolute favorite part of this song

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