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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Space Oddity 4.3 5:16
2 John, I’m Only Dancing 3.9 2:49
3 Changes 4.45 3:37
4 Ziggy Stardust 4.55 3:13
5 Suffragette City 4.25 3:28
6 The Jean Genie 4.15 4:09
7 Diamond Dogs 3.25 6:07
8 Rebel Rebel 4 4:31
9 Young Americans 4 5:13
10 Fame ’90 (remix) 3.5 3:41
11 Golden Years 3.9 4:01
12 “Heroes” 3.85 3:38
13 Ashes to Ashes 4.35 4:25
14 Fashion 3 4:49
15 Let’s Dance 4.25 4:10
16 China Girl 4.1 4:18
17 Modern Love 4.15 3:59
18 Blue Jean 3.65 3:10

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
David Bowie (tracks 4–5)
clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Lenny Pickett (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
electric bass guitar:
George Murray (American bass guitarist) (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
Carmine Rojas (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
electric bass guitar, guitar and synthesizer:
Derek Bramble (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
drums (drum set):
Roy Bittan (track 11)
Dennis Davis (track 11)
Omar Hakim (track 17)
Andy Newmark (track 9)
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (tracks 2–6)
Terry Cox (UK rock drummer) (1969-06) (track 1)
Aynsley Dunbar (1973-10 – 1974-02) (track 8)
Tony Newman (rock drummer for Jeff Beck Group/May Blitz) (1973-10 – 1974-02) (track 8)
Omar Hakim (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (tracks 2–5)
trumpet:
Mac Gollehon (track 17)
Mark Pender (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
strings and synthesizer arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 18)
mellotron:
Mike Garson (American pianist) (1973-10 – 1974-02) (tracks 7–8)
membranophone:
Dennis Davis (track 10)
Aynsley Dunbar (1973-10 – 1974-02) (track 7)
Tony Newman (rock drummer for Jeff Beck Group/May Blitz) (1973-10 – 1974-02) (track 7)
synthesizer:
Andy Clark (UK keyboard and synthesizer player) (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
flute and tenor saxophone:
Robert Aaron (track 17)
Stan Harrison (track 17)
guitar:
Carlos Alomar (tracks 10–12)
Robert Fripp (tracks 12–13)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 10)
Nile Rodgers (track 17)
Earl Slick (track 11)
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 17)
David Bowie (tracks 2–3, 6, 11)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (tracks 2–3, 6)
Alan Parker (guitarist & composer) (1973-10 – 1974-02) (tracks 7–8)
Carlos Alomar (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
Robert Fripp (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 14)
Chuck Hammer (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 13)
Carlos Alomar (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
guitar and other instruments:
David Bowie (1969-06) (track 1)
guitar, keyboard and saxophone:
David Bowie (track 12)
David Bowie (1973-10 – 1974-02) (tracks 7–8)
guitar, piano and saxophone:
David Bowie (track 3)
bass:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (tracks 3, 6)
Emir Kassan (track 10)
George Murray (American bass guitarist) (tracks 11–12)
Carmine Rojas (track 17)
Willie Weeks (US bass player) (track 9)
Herbie Flowers (1969-06) (track 1)
Herbie Flowers (1973-10 – 1974-02) (tracks 7–8)
electric guitar:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (tracks 4–5)
percussion:
Dennis Davis (track 12)
Sammy Figueroa (track 17)
Ralph MacDonald (track 10)
Pablo Rosario (track 9)
Dennis Davis (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
Sammy Figueroa (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
David Bowie (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
keyboard:
Rob Sabino (track 17)
David Bowie (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Brian Eno (track 12)
alto saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Stan Harrison (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
saxophone:
Ken Fordham (track 6)
David Sanborn (track 9)
piano:
Roy Bittan (track 11)
Mike Garson (American pianist) (tracks 6, 9)
Rick Wakeman (track 3)
Rick Wakeman (1969-06) (track 1)
Mike Garson (American pianist) (1973-10 – 1974-02) (tracks 7–8)
Roy Bittan (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 13)
harpsichord:
Mike Garson (American pianist) (1973-10 – 1974-02) (tracks 7–8)
Moog:
Mike Garson (American pianist) (1973-10 – 1974-02) (tracks 7–8)
marimba:
Guy St. Onge (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
baritone saxophone:
Steve Elson (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
baritone saxophone and flute:
Steve Elson (track 17)
horn arranger:
The Borneo Horns (track 18)
congas:
Larry Washington (percussionist) (track 9)
guitar family:
David Bowie (track 10)
flugelhorn:
Mark Pender (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Mark Pender (track 18)
additional producer:
Jon Gass (track 10)
arranger:
David Bowie (tracks 1–2, 4–8, 11)
Paul Buckmaster (track 1)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (tracks 2–6)
assistant engineer:
Larry Alexander (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
Jeff Hendrickson (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
assistant mixer:
Nile Rodgers (tracks 15–17)
David Bowie (tracks 15–17)
background vocals:
Ava Cherry (track 9)
Robin Clark (soul vocalist) (track 9)
Frank Simms (track 17)
George Simms (track 17)
David Spinner (track 17)
Luther Vandross (track 9)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (tracks 2, 4–5)
Lynn Maitland (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
Chris Porter (engineer) (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
Tony Visconti (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
Robin Clark (soul vocalist) (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
Curtis King (singer-songwriter) (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
George Simms (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
background vocals and lead vocals:
David Bowie (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 14)
co-producer:
Harry Maslin (track 11)
composer:
Brian Eno (track 12)
David Bowie (tracks 1–9, 11–15, 17–18)
conductor:
Arif Mardin (track 18)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 18)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 6)
Bob Clearmountain (tracks 15–17)
Mike Moran (American engineer, associated with RCA) (track 6)
Keith Harwood (tracks 7–8)
lead vocals:
David Bowie (tracks 2–6, 9, 11–12, 15–18)
David Bowie (1973-10 – 1974-02) (tracks 7–8)
David Bowie (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 13)
David Bowie (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
lyricist:
David Bowie (tracks 1–9, 11–15, 17–18)
mastering:
Dr. Toby Mountain (American musician and mastering engineer) (track 12)
mixer:
Hugh Padgham (track 18)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 6)
Tony Visconti (tracks 9, 12)
David Bowie (tracks 7–8, 18)
Bob Clearmountain (tracks 15–17)
Keith Harwood (tracks 7–8)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 6)
producer:
Derek Bramble (track 18)
Gus Dudgeon (track 1)
Harry Maslin (tracks 10–11)
Hugh Padgham (track 18)
Nile Rodgers (tracks 15–17)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (tracks 2–6)
Tony Visconti (tracks 9, 12–14)
David Bowie (tracks 2–8, 10–18)
recording engineer:
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 3)
David Bowie (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
Tony Visconti (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
remixer:
Jon Gass (track 10)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 3)
solo guitar:
Stevie Ray Vaughan (tracks 15–16)
sound engineer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 17)
vocals:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 10)
David Bowie (tracks 3, 10)
David Bowie (1969-06) (track 1)
writer:
Carlos Alomar (track 10)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 10)
Iggy Pop (track 16)
David Bowie (tracks 10, 16)
recorded at:
Sounds of the Seventies (1972-05-23) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (1975 –) (track 9)
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (1990) (tracks 2, 4–5)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (1990) (tracks 2, 4–5)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (1992) (tracks 13–14)
Tintoretto Music (1992) (tracks 13–14)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 8)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 10)
BMG Songs Ltd. (track 12)
BMG VM Music France (track 16)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (track 16)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 8, 10)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (tracks 4, 10)
EMI Music Publishing France (tracks 4, 10, 16)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 12–14, 16)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 16)
Fleur Music Ltd. (publisher) (tracks 4, 16)
Jones Music America (tracks 4, 10, 15, 17)
Lenono Music (track 10)
MainMan (track 8)
Mainman Saag (New York) (tracks 4, 10, 16)
Onward Music Ltd. (track 1)
RZO Music Ltd (tracks 12–17)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (tracks 13–14)
Tintoretto Music (tracks 4, 12–14, 16)
Unitunes Music (track 10)
Éditer à Paris (tracks 4, 10, 16)
Fujipacific Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 10, 16)
Watanabe Music Publishing CM division (tracks 4, 10, 15–16)
Jones Music America (1974 –) (track 8)
Tintoretto Music (1997 –) (track 8)
recorded at:
RCA Studios (New York, later noted as RCA Recording Studios) in New York, New York, United States (track 6)
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 3–5)
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1969-06) (track 1)
Island Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1973-10 – 1974-02) (tracks 7–8)
Olympic Studios in Barnes, Richmond upon Thames, London, England, United Kingdom (1973-10 – 1974-02) (tracks 7–8)
Good Earth Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
Power Station Studios in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1980-02 – 1980-04) (tracks 13–14)
Le Studio in Morin‐Heights, Quebec, Canada (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
has remixes:
Space Oddity (2019 mix) by David Bowie (2019) (track 1)
mash-ups:
Jiggy My Ziggy by MAN-CAT feat. Jay-Z (track 4)
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:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 53) (track 1)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 201) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 277) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 481) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Body II Body (track 13)
later parody versions:
China Girl (Literal Video Version) (track 16)
Salt-Dean-Eee! (track 6)
Tebowie (track 1)
Ziggy Starbuck (track 4)
later translated versions:
GAME (track 10)
Glorietijd (track 11)
Herois (track 12)
Hrdinové (track 12)
Héroes (Los 7 delfines) (track 12)
Héroes (track 12)
Héros (track 12)
Odisea espacial (Azucarillo Kings version) (track 1)
Ziggy Stardust (track 4)
“Helden” (track 12)
黑的幻覺 (track 17)
later versions:
Changes (track 3)
Jean Baltazaarrr (track 6)
Rebel Rebel (track 8)
Space Oddity (version in Portuguese) (track 1)
Suffragette City (track 5)
recording of:
Changes (David Bowie song) (track 3)
China Girl (track 16)
Fame (track 10)
Golden Years (track 11)
Let’s Dance (track 15)
Modern Love (track 17)
The Jean Genie (track 6)
Young Americans (track 9)
“Heroes” (track 12)
Space Oddity (1969-06) (track 1)
Suffragette City (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (track 5)
Ziggy Stardust (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (track 4)
Diamond Dogs (1973-10 – 1974-02) (track 7)
Rebel Rebel (1973-10 – 1974-02) (track 8)
Ashes to Ashes (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 13)
Fashion (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 14)
Blue Jean (1984-05 – 1984-06) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (track 12)