Blue Jean

Album: Tonight (1984)
Charted: 6 8
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  • Bowie described this Eddie Cochran-inspired single in a 1987 interview as "a piece of sexist rock 'n roll. [laughs] It's about picking up birds. It's not very cerebral, that piece."
  • The bass guitarist miming in the video is Richard Fairbrass, who seven years later would find fame as a member of Right Said Fred ("I'm Too Sexy").
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  • Tommyd from ChicagoThe accompanying video to the song was a classic - "Jazzin' for Blue Jean." Heavy MTV airplay. Bowie played a rocker named Screaming Lord Byron, as well as another nerdy character who's frantically trying to pick up a bird. A lot of clever lines...."That Jessie Jackson dresses well."
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