"V-2 Schneider" is a largely instrumental piece written by David Bowie in 1977 for the album "Heroes". It was a tribute to Florian Schneider, co-founder of the band Kraftwerk, whom Bowie acknowledged as a significant influence at the time. The title also referenced the V-2 rocket.
The only words sung are those in the title, initially distorted by phasing. Musically the track is unusual for the off-beat saxophone work by Bowie, who kicked off his part on the wrong note… read more