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Inspired by Stanley Kubrick 's film 2001: US Billboard Disco Top 100 . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In 2013, the song gained renewed popularity after it was recorded 44 years after Bowie by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield , who performed the song while aboard the International Space Station , and therefore became the first music video shot in space. Archived from the original on 31 October 2017. Major Tom 2003, K.
The single was not played by the BBC until after the Apollo 11 crew had safely returned;  after this slow start, the song reached No. Hutchinson sang the lead vocals of the "Ground Control section" up until "... The February 1969 version of the song appeared in the film Love You till Tuesday.
AllMusic critic Dave Thompson described the track and its accompanying music video as "a very deliberate acknowledgement of the then-burgeoning New Romantic scene. This release coincided with the 40th anniversary of the song and the Apollo 11 moon landing. The song was featured in Star Trek:
Select "Space Oddity" in the "Filtra" field. Retrieved 2 October 2016. Contrary to popular belief, the elderly woman lecturing Bowie at the end of the clip was not his real mother.
Next Bowie tried to find a producer. Retrieved 23 January 2016. The song was promoted in advertisements for the Stylophone , played by Bowie on the record and heard in the background during the opening verse.
Retrieved 23 September 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018. Bowie himself said in an interview with NME shortly after the single's release, "It really is an ode to childhood, if you like, a popular nursery rhyme.
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Archived from the original on 9 June 2009. Switzerland Schweizer Hitparade . Retrieved 21 February 2016. Select "Space Oddity" in the "Filtra" field. This page was last edited on 13 February 2019, at 19:
- Discovery episode "An Obol for Charon". Select "2015" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Described as "containing more messages per second" than any single released in 1980,  the song also included the plaintive reflection:. Select singles in the Format field.
- The video featured Bowie in the gaudy Pierrot costume that became the dominant visual representation of his Scary Monsters phase. Retrieved 16 February 2016. Retrieved 27 March 2014. Strange Fascination — David Bowie: Select "2015" in the "Anno" drop-down menu.
Besides its title, which alludes to the film 2001: Also appearing were Steve Strange and other members of the London Blitz scene, including Judith Frankland who had designed clothes for Strange's Visage videos  and Darla Jane Gilroy , forerunners of later participants in the New Romantic movement that was heavily influenced by Bowie's music and image. When the aforementioned lyric begins, however, the source of the lead vocals switches to Bowie as he continues to provide them for the rest of the song. It's about space men becoming junkies laughs.
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Both videos were directed by Bowie and David Mallet. In 1975, upon re-release as part of a maxi-single, the song became Bowie's first UK No. A Space Odyssey , the introduction to the song is a barely audible instrumental build-up that is analogous to the deep bass tone in Also sprach Zarathustra that is prominently used in the film.