RCA Records marketed “Heroes” with the slogan “There’s Old Wave. There’s New Wave. And there’s David Bowie …”.

Forty years later and many artist still hold this as a bench mark for creativity. Check out this playlist of music inspired by the album including Phillip Glass, John Lennon, Joy Division, Gary Numan, The Cure, The Smiths, Pixies, Marilyn Manson, Pulp, Suede, Arcade Fire, Lady Gaga and Oasis.

Read more: The Story of David Bowie “Heroes”
Listen:David Bowie “Heroes” Musical Lead Up Playlist