African Night Flight (2:58)

Cover of Portrait of a Star

From Portrait of a Star and 1 other release

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  • theironictea

    [2] Its like Bowie created rap while in Africa and and put it over some goofy industrial attempt.

    11 Jul 10:57pm Reply
  • Actually_GIOS

    no, no, no, this song it's jesus

    6 Mar 2:17am Reply
  • Actually_GIOS

    this fucking song it's like find jesus

    6 Mar 2:17am Reply
  • Doll_Posse

    I always have to think of Kate 'Bush's The Dreaming... perhaps she was inspired by this song and album

    10 Jan 4:32pm Reply
  • Luard

    This song has to be hard to sing live...

    22 Aug 2013 Reply
  • rhondabowlin

    As awesome as this song is, no, Bowie in no way invented rap - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapping Although this is a nice example in pop music before it was too popular on the radio... I think.

    13 May 2013 Reply
  • traytray89

    Proto-Rap

    6 May 2013 Reply
  • XDRory

    Did... did Bowie invent rap music?

    5 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Jock_Itch

    Love at first listen.

    20 Jan 2013 Reply
  • rosaelefant

    the chanting is awesome

    29 Mar 2012 Reply
  • haushi

    lol irl @Gnif's comment

    22 Feb 2012 Reply
  • innerspeaker

    This. Is. Awesome.

    4 Jan 2012 Reply
  • BowieFreak

    love it.

    3 Jan 2012 Reply
  • davidbowiegirl

    Love his rapping :D

    3 Nov 2011 Reply
  • katjoaz91

    best Bowie's song imo :)

    10 Aug 2011 Reply
  • The_last_Ramone

    Yeah, I guess we all downloaded that torrent. Best track lost to Backstreet boys is ridiculous.

    25 Jul 2011 Reply
  • komradecharon

    Good to know I wasn't the only victim of such a heinous crime.

    22 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Gnif

    Yeah, sick joke. Took me over a year to realize I had never heard the coolest song on the album. Its like Bowie created rap while in Africa and and put it over some goofy industrial attempt.

    20 Jul 2011 Reply
  • komradecharon

    Did anyone else download the torrent where African Night Flight is actually I Want It That Way by the Backstreet Boys?

    20 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Ennish

    Probably the only Bowie track to make me burst out laughing with its quirkiness. After an epic opener like "Fantastic Voyage", this is a fun and catchy way to get the rest of the album rolling.

    22 Mar 2011 Reply
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