Top singles from the past
14 April 2022
DAVID BOWIE released the stellar and otherworldly STARMAN single on 14 April 1972, today 50 years ago. It’s the fourth track on his magnum opus The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars which revealed his best-known artistic persona ever.
It was his first hit since ‘Space Oddity’ three years
before, in 1969. Starman peaked at #10 in the UK.
He’d like to come and meet us
But he thinks he’d blow our minds
There’s a starman waiting in the sky
He’s told us not to blow it
‘Cause he knows it’s all worthwhile
He told me
Let the children lose it
Let the children use it
Let all the children boogie
Here’s the iconic Top Of The Pops performance featuring the great, late Mick Ronson…