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David Bowie - Life On Mars


Tracklist


1The Man Who Sold The World
Producer – Tony Visconti
2Life On Mars
Producer – Ken ScottProducer [assisted by] – The Actor

Versions


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
RCA 2316David Bowie Life On Mars? ‎(7", Single, Sol)RCA VictorRCA 2316UK1973
RCA 2316David Bowie Life On Mars? ‎(7", Single, Promo, Kno)RCA VictorRCA 2316UK1973
RCA 2316David Bowie Life On Mars? ‎(7", Single, Kno)RCA VictorRCA 2316Ireland1973
RCA 2316David Bowie Life On Mars ‎(7", Single, Kno)RCA VictorRCA 2316UK1973
RCA 2316David Bowie Life On Mars? ‎(7", Single, RE, Kno)RCA VictorRCA 2316UK1973

Credits


  • Written-ByDavid Bowie

Notes


Track A is written "Life on Mars" on cover and label - without the question mark.

[Track A:] MainMan Ltd./Chrysalis Music Ltd./Bowie; produced by Ken Scott (assisted by the actor) A Gem production
[Track B:] MainMan Ltd./Chrysalis Music Ltd./Bewlay Bros. Music
Both sides: ℗ 1971 RCA Corporation, Manufactured in the UK

On sleeve:
Sleeve © 1983 RCA Ltd. Record Division
1 Bedford Avenue London WC1. Country of
Manufacture as stated on record label.

Barcodes


  • Price Code (F): RC110
  • Matrix / Runout (Label A side): BOW 502 A§ (RCA 2316 A)
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B side): BOW 502 B§ (RCA 2316 B)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped - Variant 1): BOW 502 A-1U-1-1-5
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped - Variant 1): BOW 502 B-1U-1-1-15
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped - Variant 2): RCA(scratched out) BOW 502 A-1U-1-2--2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped - Variant 2): BOW 502 B-1U-1-1-14
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped - Variant 3): RCA(scratched out) BOW 502 A-1U-1-1-7
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped - Variant 3): BOW 502 B-1U-1-1-1

Companies


  • Marketed By – RCA Ltd.
  • Published By – Mainman Ltd.
  • Published By – Chrysalis Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Bowie
  • Published By – Bewlay Bros. Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – RCA Ltd.
  • Pressed By – EMI Records

Video


Info


Life on Mars is a song by English singer-songwriter David Bowie. It was first released on his 1971 album Hunky Dory and later released in 1973 as a single. The song has cryptic lyrics by Bowie and prominent piano by Rick Wakeman. As a single, Life on Mars reached number three in the UK Singles Chart and stayed on the chart for thirteen weeks. A music video was filmed by Mick Rock to promote the single release. Текст песни: Its a God-awful small affair To the girl with the mousy hair But her mummy is yelling No And her daddy has told her to video for Life On Mars by David Bowie. Stream David Bowie's greatest hits here https. 2015 Remaster. David Bowie. Life on Mars Writers. Bowie recorded Life On Mars as a Sinatra parody in anger at having missed out on a fortune, although the Hunky Dory liner notes state that the song was merely inspired by Frankie. Otherwise it couldnt be much more different from My Way. A slew of surreal images Mickey Mouse has grown up a cow etc are combined with Bowies operatic delivery, string arrangements by Mick Ronson and piano thrills from Rick Wakeman to ensure this is one of the oddest hit singles ever. David Bowie on the story behind Life On Mars. Life on Mars is a song by David Bowie first released in 1971 on the album Hunky Dory and also released as a single. The song-which BBC Radio 2 later called a cross between a Broadway musical and a Salvador Dalí painting-featured guest piano work by keyboardist Rick Wakeman. When released as a single in 1973, it reached 3 in the UK and stayed on the chart for thirteen weeks. David Robert Jones 8 January 1947 10 January 2016, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a leading figure in the music industry and is considered one of the most influential musici read more. Life on Mars is about a girl whos fed up with the world, and wants to escape from Earth, raising the question, Is there life on mars Along with the song, Bowie teamed up with Mick Rock to produce a music video for Life on Mars , in promotion with the single. This single also included another Bowie hit, The Man Who Sold the World , from the album of the same name. Similarly to Life on Mars , this song wasnt released as a single prior to the release of its album, however, was included as a B-side for the 1973 re-release of the single, Space Oddity. The Man Who Sold the World wo. by David Bowie. Album: Hunky Dory 1971. Charted: 3. David from London, United KingdomI think Bowie was probably influenced in writing of Mars by the NASA Mariner missions of the late 60s and early 70s. The last was in 1971 probably around the time this song was written. Point I would make Mariner Sailor. So even thought the two lines seem rather disconnected, they aren't - sailors fighting on the dance floor, but the issue of life on Mars is being addressed by Mariner also a sailor. Speed of Life was originally a track from David Bowies 1977 album Low the melodic yet brittle instrumental that opened the album. The audio of this live. Life on Mars Bowie Community. Life on Mars is an enigmatic song with its origins in chanson-the lengthy, lyric-driven and often melancholy songs of France-and a definite eye on. So, to celebrate David Bowies 69th birthday January 8 and the release of his new album Blackstar, heres a look at how such a remarkable song came into being. It all begins with a different song entirely: The story begins in 1968, with a song written by Claude Francois and Jacques Revaux called Comme dhabitude. Life On Mars David Bowie - Life On Mars 1973. To favorites 0 Download album. Listen album. Songs in album David Bowie - Life On Mars 1973. David Bowie - The Man Who Sold The World

David Bowie - Life On Mars
Performer: David Bowie
Genre: Rock
Title: Life On Mars
Country: Europe
Released: 1983
Style: Classic Rock, Glam
MP3 album: 1355 mb
FLAC album: 1339 mb
Source: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Reissue
№ Cat: BOW 502, RCA 2316
Label: RCA