Incredible new video for David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ released to mark 50th anniversary
A fantastic new video for David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ has been released to mark its 50th anniversary.
According to Rolling Stone, the new visuals were handed a high-profile premiere at a commemorative NASA event at Washington, DC’s Kennedy Centre over the weekend (July 20).
After being uploaded to Bowie’s official website, his team stated that the new video “features never before released footage of David Bowie performing Space Oddity at his 50th birthday concert at Madison Square Garden in 1997.”
“The video has been directed by Tim Pope, and includes footage shot and directed by Eduard Lock, the founder and choreographer of the Montreal dance troupe La La La Human Steps, for the on-screen backdrop of Bowie’s 1990 Sound & Vision tour.” Apparently, the footage dating back to 1990 was projected on to massive screens during the tour.
The audio for the video is courtesy of a brand new mix created by longtime Bowie producer Tony Visconti. Enjoy the new video, below.
David Bowie Space Oddity Lyrics:
Ground Control to Major Tom Ground Control to Major Tom Take your protein pills and put your helmet on
Ground Control to Major Tom Commencing countdown, engines on Check ignition and may God’s love be with you