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British rock singer and actor David Bowie performs on stage in Brussels, Belgium, May 19, 1983. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)

David Bowie was a lyricist that never failed to leave an impression on you.  Throughout his unparalleled career, there were countless lyrics that just stuck with you. 

They triggered memories.

They conjured up feelings.

They changed you.

On the anniversary of his passing (January 10), we look back on ten of Bowie’s transformative lyrics.

10. “Your face, your race, the way that you talk.  I kiss you, you’re beautiful, I want you to walk.”
-“Five Years”

David Bowie: five years (1976)

"I kiss you, your beautiful I want you to walk" Insta-@Thin.white.ziggy @davidbowie

 

9. “Look up here, I’m I heaven. I’ve got scars that can’t be seen. I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen.  Everybody knows me now.”
-“Lazarus”

8. “Let’s sway under the moonlight, this serious moonlight.”
-“Let’s Dance”

David Bowie - Let's Dance

Music video by David Bowie performing Let's Dance. Taken from the album 'Heroes' Buy the David Bowie back catalogue on iTunes here: http://smarturl.it/bowieitunes Listen to this track on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/02k89p Buy the album on Amazon: http://smarturl.it/b3aa0u

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.