Thousands of David Bowie fans are so opposed to Kanye West recording a tribute album to the late singer, they've signed a formal petition to try to prevent that from happening. Ever.
Kanye hasn't even officially announced plans for the album, but that hasn't stopped more than 8,000 people from signing a petition on 38 Degrees to stop the rapper from recording any Bowie covers.
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The rumor stems from a Daily Star article in which anonymous sources say he's recorded a few songs, singing straight covers on some and adding raps to others.
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Kanye has made it well known on Twitter that Bowie inspired him -- but fans may be right to be so protective of the rock star's legacy.
Coldplay members have famously recounted how Bowie turned them down for a collaboration. Drummer Will Champion told NME, "He was very discerning — he wouldn't just put his name to anything."
Kanye's no stranger to petitions, though, like the one last year calling for the Glastonbury Festival to replace his headlining slot with a rock band. It got over 130,000 signatures.
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