Life on Mars? Introduction
Why, you get David Bowie's "Life on Mars," one of the weirdest (and awesomest, if that's even a word) tracks you're ever likely to encounter atop anybody's "Greatest Songs Ever" list. "Look at those cavemen go / It's the freakiest show." Indeed.
About the Song
|Artist||Davie Bowie||Musician(s)||David Bowie (vocals, guitar), Mick Ronson (guitar), Trevor Bolder (bass), Tony Visconti (bass), Mick Woodmansey (drums), Rick Wakeman (piano), Ralph Mace (moog synthesizer).|
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On the ChartsWhen released as a single in 1973, the song reached number three on in the UK and stayed on the charts for thirteen weeks.
With the 2006 release of the British television show (now also an American show) "Life on Mars," 33 years after the song's original debut, "Life on Mars?" re-entered the UK charts at #55.
"Life on Mars?" consistently performs well in "Best Songs Ever" lists. Recently, Neil McCormick of the UK's Telegraph declared it the greatest song of all time.