Musicians pay tribute to David Bowie

Hundreds of tributes are pouring in for the late, great star.

Hundreds of musicians are paying tribute to David Bowie, who has died aged 69.

Bowie has been battle cancer for the last eighteen months, a statement confirmed. He passed away just a couple of days after his 69th birthday, and the release of his twenty-fifth studio album ‘Blackstar’.

The statement reads: “January 10 2016 - David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”

Musicians are paying tribute to the legendary artist. The likes of Kanye West, Foo Fighters and Arcade Fire’s Win Butler have posted messages online. We’ll update this story with more as they come in.

Kanye West


Foo Fighters

Yannis Philippakis (Foals)

Pharrell Williams

Massive Attack

Win Butler (Arcade Fire)

Goodbye friend. So many tears, and so lucky to have passed in the same solar system.

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Ryan Adams

Jamie xx

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Iggy Pop

Will Gould (Creeper)

The Kinks

RIP Bowie, a true genius. Davie Jones and the Manish Boys toured with the Kinks back in 1964.and ever since they have had a strong mutual admiration. He will be sorely missed.

Posted by The Kinks on Monday, 11 January 2016


RIP David Bowie. A true Inspiration

Posted by PIXIES on Monday, 11 January 2016

Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney):

Boards of Canada:

Sky Ferreira:


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Emily Eavis:

Thank you David Bowie for the magic and memories.

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The National: