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Life on Mars?

Life on Mars?


by Davie Bowie

Video & Audio

Live Performance at Fashion Rocks in 2005

You'll notice Bowie has cut down the original extravagance of the song and made it into a barebones piano song. Think about how Bowie's outfit is relevant to the song.

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Performs "Life On Mars?"

The Ukulele Orchestra has said this song is about plagiarism—something clearly evident in the lyrics. As they perform it, they layer the lyrics of the second verse and chorus with other songs that have the same chords (including "My Way").

"Life On Mars?" Promotional Video

Directed by Mick Rock in 1973, the video features Bowie in drag against a white backdrop.

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