The Wedding Song

Album: Black Tie White Noise (1993)

Songfacts®:

  • The hypnotic closer on Bowie's Black Tie White Noise album was first composed as a floating instrumental to be played at his wedding to Iman in 1992, one of five songs that he wrote for the nuptials. Bowie later added lyrics, transforming the tune into a declaration of euphoria from a man intent on changing his errant ways. The album opens with "The Wedding," which was the original instrumental version.

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