Annotation

CD1 has numbers 7243 5 39822 2 5 and 7243 5 39821 2 6.
CD2 has numbers 7243 5 39823 2 4 and 7243 5 39821 2 6.

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Annotation last modified on 2012-09-29 02:05 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Space Oddity
4.2 5:14
2 The Man Who Sold the World
4.55 3:58
3 Oh! You Pretty Things
4.45 3:14
4 Changes
4.45 3:34
5 Life on Mars?
4.65 3:51
6 Starman
4.7 4:14
7 Ziggy Stardust
4.8 3:13
8 Suffragette City
4.25 3:25
9 John, I’m Only Dancing
4.25 2:46
10 The Jean Genie
4.15 4:06
11 Drive‐In Saturday
4.35 4:30
12 Sorrow
4 2:55
13 Diamond Dogs
3 6:06
14 Rebel Rebel
3.75 4:31
15 Young Americans
4.5 3:15
16 Fame
3.8 4:17
17 Golden Years
3.65 3:30
18 TVC15
2.75 5:34
19 Wild Is the Wind
3.6 6:01
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sound and Vision
David Bowie 4.2 3:08
2 “Heroes”
David Bowie 3.8 3:39
3 Boys Keep Swinging
David Bowie 4.35 3:21
4 Under Pressure
Queen & David Bowie 4.4 3:59
5 Ashes to Ashes
David Bowie 4.4 3:39
6 Fashion
David Bowie 2.8 3:29
7 Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)
David Bowie 3 3:36
8 Let’s Dance
David Bowie 4.25 4:12
9 China Girl
David Bowie 4.1 4:21
10 Modern Love
David Bowie 4.35 4:01
11 Blue Jean
David Bowie 3.7 3:14
12 This Is Not America
David Bowie & Pat Metheny Group 3.65 3:55
13 Loving the Alien
David Bowie 4:48
14 Dancing in the Street
David Bowie & Mick Jagger 3.65 3:25
15 Absolute Beginners
David Bowie 4.25 5:40
16 Jump They Say
David Bowie 3 3:56
17 Hallo Spaceboy (PSB remix)
David Bowie 4:29
18 Little Wonder
David Bowie 3 3:45
19 I’m Afraid of Americans (V1)
David Bowie 5 4:27
20 Slow Burn (radio edit)
David Bowie 4 3:57

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
David Bowie (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (tracks 7–8)
drums (drum set):
Dennis Davis (tracks 18–19)
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (tracks 4–6, 9–10)
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (tracks 7–8)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (tracks 3–6, 9)
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (tracks 7–8)
membranophone:
Terry Cox (UK rock drummer) (track 1)
Aynsley Dunbar (tracks 13–14)
Tony Newman (rock drummer for Jeff Beck Group/May Blitz) (tracks 13–14)
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (track 3)
guitar:
Carlos Alomar (tracks 18–19)
Earl Slick (tracks 18–19)
David Bowie (tracks 4, 6, 9–10, 18–19)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (tracks 3–6, 9–10)
guitar and other instruments:
David Bowie (track 1)
guitar, keyboard and saxophone:
David Bowie (tracks 13–14)
guitar, piano and saxophone:
David Bowie (tracks 3–5)
bass:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (tracks 4, 10)
Herbie Flowers (tracks 1, 13–14)
George Murray (American bass guitarist) (tracks 18–19)
electric guitar:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (tracks 7–8)
saxophone:
Ken Fordham (track 10)
David Bowie (tracks 6, 18)
piano:
Roy Bittan (tracks 18–19)
Mike Garson (American pianist) (track 10)
Rick Wakeman (tracks 1, 3–5)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 6)
arranger:
David Bowie (tracks 1, 6–9, 11, 14, 18–19)
Paul Buckmaster (track 1)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (tracks 4–9, 11)
background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (tracks 6, 9)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (tracks 7–8)
co-producer:
Harry Maslin (track 16)
composer:
Bob Feldman (of The Strangeloves) (track 12)
Jerry Goldstein (track 12)
Richard Gottehrer (American songwriter and music executive) (track 12)
David Bowie (tracks 1–11, 13–15, 17–18)
Dimitri Tiomkin (track 19)
guest background vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 16)
lead vocals:
David Bowie (tracks 4–6)
David Bowie (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (tracks 7–8)
lyricist:
David Bowie (tracks 1–11, 13–15, 17–18)
Dimitri Tiomkin (track 19)
Ned Washington (track 19)
mixer:
Harry Maslin (track 16)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (tracks 2–3, 11)
Tony Visconti (tracks 13–15)
David Bowie (tracks 13, 16)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (tracks 10–11)
producer:
Gus Dudgeon (track 1)
Harry Maslin (tracks 16–19)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (tracks 3–12)
Tony Visconti (tracks 2, 15)
David Bowie (tracks 4, 6–14, 16–19)
remixer:
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (tracks 4–5)
Tony Visconti (track 2)
sound engineer:
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 11)
Mike Moran (production music composer) (track 11)
vocals:
David Bowie (tracks 1, 4, 9–10, 13–14, 18–19)
writer:
Carlos Alomar (track 16)
Bob Feldman (of The Strangeloves) (track 12)
Jerry Goldstein (track 12)
Richard Gottehrer (American songwriter and music executive) (track 12)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 16)
David Bowie (track 16)
recorded at:
Sounds of the Seventies (1972-05-23) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (1975 –) (track 16)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 14)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 16)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (tracks 14, 16)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (tracks 5, 7, 16)
Fleur Music Ltd. (track 7)
Jones Music America (tracks 7, 16)
Lenono Music (track 16)
MainMan (track 14)
Mainman Saag (New York) (tracks 7, 16)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 5)
Tintoretto Music (tracks 5, 7)
Unitunes Music (track 16)
Éditer à Paris (tracks 7, 16)
Jones Music America (1974 –) (track 14)
Tintoretto Music (1997 –) (track 14)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (tracks 7–8)
edits:
mash-ups:
Jiggy My Ziggy by MAN-CAT feat. Jay-Z (track 7)
Welcome Back, Starman by MAN-CAT feat. Mase (track 6)
music videos:
Space Oddity (1969, Bowie with round glasses & cap) by David Bowie (track 1)
Space Oddity (1973, Bowie with red hair & acoustic guitar) by David Bowie (track 1)
sampled by:
I’m Mad by EPMD (track 16)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 53) (track 1)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 97) (track 16)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 201) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 277) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Sorrow (track 12)
Wild Is the Wind (track 19)
later parody versions:
Salt-Dean-Eee! (track 10)
Tebowie (track 1)
Ziggy Starbuck (track 7)
later translated versions:
GAME (track 16)
Liv på Mars? (track 5)
Muukalainen (track 6)
Odisea espacial (Azucarillo Kings version) (track 1)
Sudenkorento (track 5)
TVC 15 (Finnish) (track 18)
Ziggy Stardust (track 7)
later versions:
Changes (track 4)
Jean Baltazaarrr (track 10)
Life on Mars? (track 5)
Rebel Rebel (track 14)
Space Oddity (version in Portuguese) (track 1)
Starman (track 6)
Suffragette City (track 8)
recording of:
Changes (David Bowie song) (track 4)
Diamond Dogs (track 13)
Drive‐In Saturday (track 11)
Fame (track 16)
Golden Years (track 17)
Life on Mars? (track 5)
Rebel Rebel (track 14)
Space Oddity (track 1)
Starman (track 6)
TVC 15 (track 18)
The Jean Genie (track 10)
Young Americans (track 15)
Suffragette City (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (track 8)
Ziggy Stardust (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (track 7)

CD 2

clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Lenny Pickett (track 11)
violin:
Simon House (track 3)
electric bass guitar:
Steve Rodby (1984) (track 12)
drums (drum set):
Omar Hakim (track 11)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 4)
bass guitar:
John Deacon (track 4)
George Murray (American bass guitarist) (track 1)
trumpet:
Mac Gollehon (track 10)
strings and synthesizer arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 11)
finger snaps:
John Deacon (track 4)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 4)
Freddie Mercury (track 4)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 4)
finger snaps and handclaps:
David Bowie (track 4)
membranophone:
Carlos Alomar (track 3)
Omar Hakim (track 10)
Paul Wertico (1984) (track 12)
flute and tenor saxophone:
Robert Aaron (track 10)
Stan Harrison (track 10)
guitar:
Carlos Alomar (track 2)
John Deacon (track 4)
Robert Fripp (track 2)
Ricky Gardiner (track 1)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 4)
Nile Rodgers (track 10)
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 10)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Carlos Alomar (track 1)
guitar, keyboard and saxophone:
David Bowie (track 2)
bass:
Dennis Davis (track 3)
John Deacon (track 4)
George Murray (American bass guitarist) (track 2)
Carmine Rojas (tracks 10–11)
Tony Visconti (track 3)
bass, guitar and synthesizer:
Derek Bramble (track 11)
electric guitar:
Pat Metheny (1984) (track 12)
percussion:
Dennis Davis (tracks 1–2)
Sammy Figueroa (tracks 10–11)
keyboard:
John Deacon (track 4)
Rob Sabino (track 10)
Lyle Mays (1984) (track 12)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Brian Eno (track 2)
alto saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Stan Harrison (track 11)
saxophone and synthesizer:
David Bowie (track 1)
piano:
Brian Eno (track 3)
Freddie Mercury (track 4)
Roy Young (track 1)
handclaps:
John Deacon (track 4)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 4)
Freddie Mercury (track 4)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 4)
marimba:
Guy St. Onge (track 11)
baritone saxophone:
Steve Elson (track 11)
baritone saxophone and flute:
Steve Elson (track 10)
guitar family:
Adrian Belew (track 3)
David Bowie (track 3)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Mark Pender (track 11)
additional performer:
Charlie Clouser (track 19)
Keith Hillebrandt (track 19)
Dave Ogilvie (Canadian producer, engineer, and musician) (track 19)
additional producer:
Nine Inch Nails (track 19)
additional vocals:
Trent Reznor (track 19)
arranger:
David Bowie (track 1)
assistant mixer:
David Bowie (tracks 8–10)
Nile Rodgers (tracks 8–10)
background vocals:
Freddie Mercury (track 4)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 4)
Tony Visconti (track 3)
Robin Clark (soul vocalist) (track 11)
Curtis King (singer-songwriter) (track 11)
Frank Simms (track 10)
George Simms (tracks 10–11)
David Spinner (track 10)
background vocals and lead vocals:
David Bowie (track 3)
co-producer:
Reeves Gabrels (track 18)
Clive Langer (track 15)
Mark Plati (track 18)
Alan Winstanley (track 15)
David Richards (Swiss-based producer and engineer) (track 17)
composer:
David Bowie (tracks 1–3, 5–8, 10–11, 13, 15–20)
Brian Eno (tracks 2–3, 17, 19)
Reeves Gabrels (track 18)
Marvin Gaye (track 14)
Lyle Mays (track 12)
Pat Metheny (track 12)
Mark Plati (track 18)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 14)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 14)
conductor:
Arif Mardin (track 11)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 11)
Bob Clearmountain (track 10)
guest performer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (track 20)
lead vocals:
David Bowie (tracks 1, 4, 11)
Freddie Mercury (track 4)
David Bowie (1984) (track 12)
lyricist:
David Bowie (tracks 1–3, 5–8, 10–13, 15–19)
Marvin Gaye (track 14)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 14)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 14)
mastering:
Dr. Toby Mountain (track 2)
mixer:
David Bowie (tracks 11, 13, 16)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 11, 13)
Mark Plati (track 18)
Nile Rodgers (track 16)
Tony Visconti (tracks 1–3, 5–7)
Bob Clearmountain (tracks 8–10)
Dave Ogilvie (Canadian producer, engineer, and musician) (track 19)
performer:
David Bowie (track 4)
Danny Lohner (track 19)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 4)
Pat Metheny Group (1984) (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
David Bowie (1985) (track 12)
producer:
David Bowie (tracks 1–20)
Derek Bramble (tracks 11, 13)
Brian Eno (track 17)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 4)
Pat Metheny (track 12)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 11, 13)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 4)
Nile Rodgers (tracks 8–10, 16)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 4)
Tony Visconti (tracks 1–3, 5–7, 20)
Alan Winstanley (track 14)
remixer:
Pet Shop Boys (track 17)
sound engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 13)
Mark Plati (track 18)
Bob Clearmountain (tracks 8–10)
Brian Pollack (engineer) (track 19)
David Richards (Swiss-based producer and engineer) (track 17)
vocals:
David Bowie (tracks 2, 4, 10–11, 14)
Brian Eno (track 1)
Mary Hopkin (track 1)
Mick Jagger (track 14)
writer:
David Bowie (tracks 4, 9, 12)
John Deacon (track 4)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 4)
Freddie Mercury (track 4)
Iggy Pop (track 9)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
David R. Jones (Jones Music subsidiary) (1981) (track 4)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (1981) (track 4)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (1981) (track 4)
publisher:
BMG VM Music Ltd. (track 9)
Bewlay Bros. Music (track 4)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 4–7, 9)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 9)
Fleur Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 9)
Jones Music America (tracks 8, 10, 12)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (track 4)
Mainman Saag (New York) (tracks 1, 9)
Opal Limited (track 19)
Queen Music Ltd. (track 4)
RZO Music Ltd (tracks 5–10)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (tracks 5–7)
Tintoretto Music (tracks 1, 5–7, 9, 19)
Upala Music Inc. (track 19)
Westminster Music Ltd. (tracks 11, 13)
Éditer à Paris (tracks 1, 9)
渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部 (tracks 1, 8–9, 12)
edit of:
Little Wonder by David Bowie (track 18)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Under Ice by Stark Effect (track 4)
sampled by:
Come Again by The Kleptones (track 4)
Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice (track 4)
cover recording of:
has revision:
is the basis for:
Body II Body (track 5)
Ice Ice Baby (track 4)
later parody versions:
China Girl (Literal Video Version) (track 9)
later translated versions:
Baila por ahí (track 14)
Dans tous les pays (track 14)
Herois (track 2)
Hrdinové (track 2)
Héroes (track 2)
Héroes (Los 7 delfines) (track 2)
Héros (track 2)
“Helden” (track 2)
黑的幻覺 (track 10)
later versions:
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 4)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 4)
recording of:
Absolute Beginners (track 15)
Ashes to Ashes (track 5)
Blue Jean (track 11)
Boys Keep Swinging (track 3)
China Girl (track 9)
Fashion (track 6)
Hallo Spaceboy (track 17)
Jump They Say (track 16)
Let’s Dance (track 8)
Little Wonder (track 18)
Loving the Alien (track 13)
Modern Love (track 10)
Slow Burn (track 20)
Sound and Vision (track 1)
Under Pressure (track 4)
“Heroes” (track 2)
This Is Not America (1984) (track 12)

Release Group

part of: Vidéos “disques de platine” (number: le 2003-12-09, après 1 an et 1 mois)
Vidéos “disques d’or” (number: le 2002-11-26, après 1 mois)
Vidéos “doubles disques de platine” (number: le 2004-11-23, après 2 ans et 1 mois)
Vidéos “triples disques de platine” (number: le 2008-04-23, après 5 ans et 6 mois)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000694821 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/49770 [info]
Wikidata: Q1951274 [info]
other databases: http://rateyourmusic.com/release/comp/david_bowie/best_of_bowie_f11/ [info]
reviews: http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/j354 [info]