Saturday, November 21, 2009
While today's item isn't nearly as unique as the Cutting Crew 12" single I profiled, David Bowie's "Blue Jean" single is fun, simply because they pressed it on blue vinyl. That's a cool touch. As well as it being a great song, it's pressed on a fun-colored mini-slab of vinyl. Arguably, this might be considered the last time that he hit the charts with a song that reached across multiple audiences with true pop appeal. He's put out a lot of albums since this, and has chosen a more singular path, challenging himself as well as his audience. But this song... great.