However, somehow David Bowie has been an important musician to me. I don't really know why, unless it's just the memories attached to his music.
My first memory of listening to David Bowie was Golden Years in A Knight's Tale. It's the first recollection I have of hearing a David Bowie song and knowing it was David Bowie (only because someone told me at the time).
Most other memories I have of his music are listening to him while working in custodial in college. I remember listening to Space Oddity while working in Jones during the summer.
I remember making that first connection of "Oh, David Bowie sings the Major Tom song. I've always loved this song." I remember listening to Diamond Dogs while dust-mopping in Gittinger and thinking how odd the album was but suddenly making the connection to Moulin Rouge (that's when I realized every song from that movie was a cover).
At some point in my life I watched Labyrintch. I remember not super loving it, but enjoying it all the same.
Of course, there will always be my two favorite collaborations: