Life On Mars? (track) by David Bowie

Life On Mars?
Life On Mars? by David Bowie
Year: 1971
From the album Hunky Dory (track #4)
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From 01/06/2021 16:41
So, is there Life On Mars? If there's one man that could make us believe, it was David Bowie.
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From 12/29/2020 19:41
i like the tension is mounting by the line the sailors fighting in the dance hall.
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From 12/06/2020 15:08
Legendary song, Bowie's best IMO.
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From 06/05/2020 16:00
Simply a Musical MASTERPIECE!!
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From 12/16/2018 11:58
Obra-prima do gênio! Fantástica! O começo de Ziggy!
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From 11/12/2018 10:40
Best song of all time? Not many other contenders I can think of. Wish You Were Here, Blackbird (Alterbridge), Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway to Heaven, Imagine, Hey Jude, A Day in the Life, Satisfaction.......
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From 03/10/2018 16:39
I'm probably quite a mean scorer, but this is one of the few that gets 100/100. Absolutely superb song with a glorious piano, great lyrics and his vocal delivery is amazing. Heard him delivering it live - even later in his career - and it was still beautifully delivered. An all time classic here and if it is his response to the My Way lyric thing, it is some response
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From 02/12/2018 02:27
Amazing lyrics.
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From 01/26/2018 18:57
Easily in the top 10 songs of all times, not to mention Bowie's masterpiece.
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From 01/15/2018 13:16
On my top 5 favorite by Bowie. Just perfect
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