Starman ~ David Bowie

April 14, 2018

David Bowie released Starman as a single in the UK on April 14th of 1972

Starman became his first hit since 1969's Space Oddity three years before

Starman was a late addition to the album 

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars 

The lyrics describe Ziggy Stardust bringing a message of hope

to Earth's youth through the radio

salvation by an alien Starman

Starman peaked at # 65 on the Billboard Hot 100 in August 1972

  • Producers

    • Ken Scott

    • David Bowie

  • Musicians

    • David Bowie: vocals, acoustic guitar, piano

    • Mick Ronson: lead guitar, organ, string arrangement

    • Trevor Bolder: bass

    • Mick Woodmansey: drums


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