This is one of David Bowie’s best songs, and few know about it. . .  A very loose cover of La Mort by the great Belgian bard Jacques Brel. Lyrics by the American musician and songwriter Mort Shuman. Someone— probably Bowie, either improvising or intentionally— also changed a fraction of Shuman’s lyrics. 

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