DAVID BOWIE – Timeless Masterstroke ‘ASHES TO ASHES’ Released 40 Years Ago Today…

8 August 2020

Artist: David Bowie
Song: Ashes To Ashes
B-side: Move On
Label: RCA

Released: 8 August 1980 – 40 years ago today
Score: #1 in the UK
Album: Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)

Ashes to ashes, funk to funky
We know Major Tom’s a junkie
Strung out in heaven’s high
Hitting an all-time low

The late great genius revealed, jokingly, in an interview: “It really is an ode to
childhood, if you like, a popular nursery rhyme. It’s about space men becoming junkies.

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