John ‘Doom’ Davis plays bass and sings for 70s Rock Parade, a band known for their spot-on recreations of 70s rock hits. When I asked him what song he wanted to do, it didn’t take him long to pick this Bowie tune from the Station to Station album. And he brings his best Bowie to the table on this one. He also laid down the funky bass and some world-class whistling.
‘Golden Years’ is one of Bowie’s biggest hits, but it’s a pretty odd tune. We stuck pretty close to the original, but we used more ambience in the mix, unlike Bowie’s super-dry 1975 recording.