Music Monday: “China Girl”

song-a-day-challenge-e1586987954193Hi, everyone. We’re on Day 7 of the music challenge: a song that’s been covered by another artist. I chose “China Girl.”

According to Gimme Danger: The Story of Iggy Pop, which I am presently reading, the song is about heroin addiction. That’s pretty far removed from the inter-ethnic love story portrayed by David Bowie’s music video.

Here are both singer-songwriter Iggy Pop’s version and David Bowie’s cover for your consideration.

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