Ziggy Stardust (3:44)

Cover of The Best Of David Bowie 1969-74

From The Best Of David Bowie 1969-74 and 39 other releases

Pivotal song on “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” (1972) which tells the central story of Ziggy Stardust’s rise and fall. It was recorded in November 1971 at London’s Trident Studios.

“My records were selling and I was being a man in demand. I thought of Vince Taylor and wrote “Ziggy Stardust” - Bowie (1976).

Special recordings of this song were broadcast on the Sounds of the Seventies (January 1972) and on Top Gear (May 1972).

Ziggy Stardust was performed at all Ziggy Stardust concert tours in 1972 and 1973. It was also performed for the 1978 Stage tour, the 1990 Sound + Vision Tour and on 2000 concert dates.

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