With lullaby tributes to everyone from Black Sabbath to Kanye West under their belt, the folks at Rockabye Baby! have proven that just about any song can be successfully transformed into a tranquil naptime jam. Getting the gentle marimba, chimes, and soft synth treatment this time out are 12 classic songs by the Thin White Duke himself. There is certainly plenty of source material to choose from in David Bowie's lengthy and diverse catalog. The early years are warmly covered with soothing versions of "Changes" and "The Man Who Sold the World," and the white soul of "Golden Years" and "Young Americans" becomes pleasantly melodic white noise to sleep by. The inclusion of "Modern Love" and "China Girl" ensure that your infant's core Bowie knowledge includes his tuneful, bleach-blonde MTV era. Babies wishing to learn about Tin Machine and the difficult '90s output will have to settle for the real stuff when they grow old enough to be perplexed by it. This fine collection sticks to the classics!
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AllMusic Review by Timothy Monger