Space Oddity (track) by David Bowie
Space Oddity appears on the following album(s) by David Bowie:
- Best Of Bowie (track #1) (compilation) (2002)
- Changesbowie (track #1) (compilation) (1990)
- David Bowie (Space Oddity) (track #1) (this album) (1969)
- The Singles Collection (track #1) (compilation) (1993)
- Bowie At The Beeb (track #32) (2000)
- Ziggy Stardust The Motion Picture (track #7) (1983)
- The Best Of David Bowie 1969/1974 (track #2) (compilation) (1997)
- Live Santa Monica '72 (track #8) (1994)
- The Deram Anthology 1966-1968 (track #27) (compilation) (1997)
- Nothing Has Changed (track #54) (compilation) (2014)
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This track is rated in the top 1% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 93.7/100, a mean average of 92.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 93.9/100. The standard deviation for this track is 11.6.
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One of the most beautiful things I've ever listened to.
This song alone would make Space Oddity his best album. And to exaggerate slightly, so would every other one.
Easily my favourite David Bowie song. Simply beautiful.
I am a huge Bowie fan having got into him in the 80's and having to catch his back catalogue. I had Ziggy Live the Motion Picture before I got Space Oddity album, so that was the first time I heard the song. Thought it was beautiful and got a chill as the story unfolded and Ground Control asked "can you hear me Major Tom, can you hear...."
I noted a comment below about Ashes to Ashes being an even better response to this song and I must say I agree, but both are excellent tunes so I won't quibble
I love this song so much, one of Bowie's greatest achievements. Gives me chills every time.
Perfect. Just it.
I think this is his best song.
Makes me cry. So beautiful
Tell me you don't like it. I dare you.
Early brilliance. A strange and perfect song.
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