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Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best David Bowie Music Videos

See which video proved to be the favorite of David Bowie’s long career

David Bowie; Music Videos

David Bowie fans flocked to watch his music videos after his passing at the age of 69 this week.

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Following his death earlier this month, views of David Bowie's iconic catalog of music videos shot up and broke records across Vevo and YouTube. Watching the clips that accompanied his memorable singles are a perfect tribute to the rock star who effortlessly blended groundbreaking visuals with forward-thinking music. We asked our readers to vote for their favorite David Bowie videos. Here are the results.

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David Bowie performs on stage on the Serious Moonlight Tour at Feijenoord Stadion, de Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 25th June 1983. (Photo by Rob Verhorst/Redferns)

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“Ashes to Ashes” (1980)

Bowie's "Ashes to Ashes" clip is not only a personal best but one of the Eighties' most iconic videos. At the time of its release at the beginning of the decade, "Ashes to Ashes" was the most expensive music video ever made. In the still fairly new medium of the time, Bowie showed off how ahead of the curb he was in all aspects with the futuristic clip that reflected on his own history and childhood loves, as seen in the gaudy Pierrot costume he wears throughout. He also takes advantage of advancements in special effects with scenes that cut between various coloring enhancements that create something truly stimulating. 

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