Little Wonder

Album: Earthling (1997)
Charted: 14

Songfacts®:

  • The lyrics to this song are mainly nonsense. However, Bowie wanted to write a song that used the names of all seven dwarves from Snow White. When he ran out of dwarves, he made some up. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jessica - San Diego, CA
  • This song and much of the Earthling album saw Bowie experiment with elements of jungle, industrial and drum and bass music. Two years before the album was released, Bowie co-headlined "The Outside Tour" with the industrial band, Nine Inch Nails. Exposure to their music undoubtedly influenced Bowie when writing Earthling.
  • The official video for "Little Wonder" is very surreal, featuring Bowie and another actor in a variety of nightmarish situations, including meeting an alien-like figure on the train and unearthing an eyeball in a cup of tea in a cafe.
  • This song was a #1 hit in Japan.

Comments: 1

  • Paul from TeddingtonPersonally I think this is his best song of the 90s from his best LP of the 90s
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