The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (40th anniversary edition 2012 remaster)

~ Release by David Bowie (see all versions of this release, 58 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Five Years
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
12 string guitar and lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-15)
autoharp, electric guitar, piano and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-15)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (on 1971-11-15)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (on 1971-11-15)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972), Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1971-11-15)
recording of:
Five Years (on 1971-11-15)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
BMG RM Chrysalis Music France, Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), Éditer à Paris, EMI Music Publishing France, Fleur Music Ltd. (publisher), Mainman Saag (New York), Tintoretto Music, フジパシフィックミュージック, 渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部, イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
54:44
2Soul Love
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
12 string guitar, handclaps, saxophone and lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-12)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (on 1971-11-12)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (on 1971-11-12)
electric guitar:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-12)
background vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-12) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-12)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972), Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1971-11-12)
recording of:
Soul Love (on 1971-11-12)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Mainman Saag (New York), Tintoretto Music, 渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部, フジパシフィック音楽出版 BMG事業部 (until 2014-12-31), イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30), ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (until 2021-07-01) and フジパシフィックミュージック BMG事業部 (from 2015-01-01 to present)
4.33:34
3Moonage Daydream
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
12 string guitar, recorder, saxophone and lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-12)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (on 1971-11-12)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (on 1971-11-12)
electric guitar and piano:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-12)
background vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-12) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-12)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972), Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1971-11-12)
recording of:
Moonage Daydream (on 1971-11-12)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
BMG Blue, Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), RZO Music Ltd, Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI), EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated) (in 1972) and Tintoretto Music (in 1972)
version of:
So Long 60s
recording of:
Moonage Daydream (on 1971-12-15)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
BMG Blue, Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), RZO Music Ltd, Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI), EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated) (in 1972) and Tintoretto Music (in 1972)
version of:
So Long 60s
4.154:41
4Starman
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
12 string guitar, handclaps and lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1972-02-04)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1972-02-04)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (on 1972-02-04)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (on 1972-02-04)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972), Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1972-02-04)
mixed at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Starman (on 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
BMG Blue, BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited (not for release label use!), Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated), RZO Music Ltd, Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) and Tintoretto Music
4.84:14
5It Ain’t Easy
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
12 string guitar and lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-07-09)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (on 1971-07-09)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (on 1971-07-09)
electric guitar:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-07-09)
harpsichord:
Rick Wakeman (on 1971-07-09)
background vocals:
Dana Gillespie (on 1971-07-09) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-07-09)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972), Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1971-07-09)
cover recording of:
It Ain’t Easy (on 1971-07-09)
lyricist and composer:
Ron Davies
publisher:
Irving Music, Inc.
4.42:58
6Lady Stardust
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
12 string guitar and lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-12)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (on 1971-11-12)
drums (drum set) and tambourine:
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (on 1971-11-12)
piano:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-12)
background vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-12) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-12)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972), Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1971-11-12)
recording of:
Lady Stardust (on 1971-11-12)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc.
4.753:21
7Star
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (on 1971-11-11)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (on 1971-11-11)
electric guitar and piano:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-11)
background vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-11) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-11)
lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-11)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972), Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1971-11-11)
recording of:
Star (on 1971-11-11)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), Mainman Saag (New York), Tintoretto Music and TuneCore Global (publisher)
sub-publisher:
ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works), チューンコアジャパン 株式会社 (mostly a distributor; not a release label. Use [no label]), フジパシフィックミュージック BMG事業部, ヤマハミュージックEH(CM) and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
4.152:48
8Hang On to Yourself
recording engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer) (on 1971-11-11) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (on 1971-11-11)
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
12 string guitar and lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-11)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (on 1971-11-11)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (on 1971-11-11)
electric guitar:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-11)
handclaps and background vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1971-11-11) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1971-11-11)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972), Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1971-11-11)
recording of:
Hang On to Yourself (on 1971-11-11)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
BMG RM Chrysalis Music France, Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), Éditer à Paris, EMI Music Publishing France, EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated), Mainman Saag (New York), RZO Music Ltd, Tintoretto Music, フジパシフィックミュージック BMG事業部, 渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部, イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
4.152:40
9Ziggy Stardust
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
12 string guitar and lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (in 1971-11)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (in 1971-11)
drums (drum set) and shakers:
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (in 1971-11)
electric guitar:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (in 1971-11)
background vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (in 1971-11) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (in 1971-11)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972), Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (in 1971-11)
music videos:
Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 277)
recording of:
Ziggy Stardust (in 1971-11)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
BMG RM Chrysalis Music France, Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated), Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), Éditer à Paris, EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!), EMI Music Publishing France, EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated), Fleur Music Ltd. (publisher), Jones Music America, Mainman Saag (New York), Tintoretto Music, フジパシフィックミュージック, 渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部, イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
recording of:
Ziggy Stardust (on 1971-12-15)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
BMG RM Chrysalis Music France, Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated), Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), Éditer à Paris, EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!), EMI Music Publishing France, EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated), Fleur Music Ltd. (publisher), Jones Music America, Mainman Saag (New York), Tintoretto Music, フジパシフィックミュージック, 渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部, イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
4.63:14
10Suffragette City
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
12 string guitar and lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1972-02-04)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (on 1972-02-04)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (on 1972-02-04)
electric guitar, piano and synthesizer [ARP synthesizer]:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1972-02-04)
background vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1972-02-04) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1972-02-04)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972), Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1972-02-04)
recording of:
Suffragette City (on 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Mainman Saag (New York), Tintoretto Music, ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works), 渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部, フジパシフィック音楽出版 BMG事業部 (until 2014-12-31) and フジパシフィックミュージック BMG事業部 (from 2015-01-01 to present)
4.253:26
11Rock ’n’ Roll Suicide
sound engineer:
Dennis MacKay (70s-present UK producer/engineer)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (on 1972-02-04)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (on 1972-02-04)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (on 1972-02-04)
lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) (on 1972-02-04)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (in 1972)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1972-02-04)
recording of:
Rock ’n’ Roll Suicide (on 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie (English singer‐songwriter)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Songs, Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) and Tintoretto Music
3.52:58

Credits

Release group

mash-ups:The Rise and Fall of Thuggy Stardust and the Hustlers From Mars by MAN‐CAT
associated singles/EPs:John, I’m Only Dancing
Rock ’n’ Roll Suicide
covers:Dreaming of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars by Capsula (Argentina/Spain psychedelic rock band)
Paper Bag Records vs The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars by Various Artists (add compilations to this artist)
Ziggy Stardub by Easy Star All-Stars
Ziggy Stardust: 50 Years Later by Various Artists (add compilations to this artist)
included in:Five Years 1969–1973
The 24K Gold Collection: Golden Years
part of:Paste: The 30 Greatest Glam Rock Albums of All Time (number: 1) (order: 1)
The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever (number: 7) (order: 7)
Rolling Stone: The 50 Greatest Concept Albums of All Time: pub_2022-10-12 (number: 13) (order: 13)
Absolute Radio's The 100 Collection (number: 19) (order: 19)
Apple Music: 100 Best Albums (number: 24) (order: 24)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2003 edition (number: 35) (order: 35)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 35) (order: 35)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 40) (order: 40)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2023 edition (number: 40) (order: 40)
Discothèque Idéale Qobuz / Qobuz Ideal Discography (order: 84)
1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (2005 edition) (number: 266) (order: 329)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/1561 [info]
reviews:http://5years.com/ [info]
http://illustrated-db-discography.nl/Ziggy.htm [info]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/2hf9 [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/david_bowie/the_rise_and_fall_of_ziggy_stardust_and_the_spiders_from_mars/ [info]
https://www.musik-sammler.de/album/17594/ [info]
https://www.offiziellecharts.de/album-details-13017 [info]
https://www.whosampled.com/album/David-Bowie/The-Rise-And-Fall-Of-Ziggy-Stardust-And-The-Spiders-From-Mars/ [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000626129 [info]
Wikidata:Q682846 [info]