Today the world has learned that music and pop icon David Bowie passed away after a long with struggle cancer. David Bowie, who passed away early this morning Monday, was an almost impossibly innovative songwriter and artist. While his music broke the boundaries of glam rock, punk and electronica over his more than 40-year career, Bowie also used music videos to showcase his transgressive style and epic haircuts.
As recently as Thursday, Bowie released a supernatural new video for his song “Lazarus” from his his 28th album, Blackstar, which came out on Jan. 8, his 69th birthday. Always moving forward, the video showcases Bowie’s fearless approach when it came to his art. With a deep love of the occult, the alien and the androgynous, his style inspired countless other artists. Although it’s impossible to pick just 10, here is Mashable’s selection of some of Bowie’s most cosmic music videos.
His influence was immense, and he will be deeply missed.
“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer,” a statement on Facebook said. “While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”
Here is 10 Best David Bowie Music Videos