Relationships

lyricist and composer:David Bowie
publisher:Onward Music Ltd.
TRO Essex Music International, Inc.
lyrics page:http://lyrics.wikia.com/David_Bowie:Space_Oddity [info]
SecondHandSongs:http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/299 [info]
Songfacts:http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=1201 [info]
Wikidata:Q581952 [info]
later parody versions:Tebowie
later translated versions:Odisea espacial (Azucarillo Kings version)
later versions:Ragazzo solo, ragazza sola
Space Oddity (version in Portuguese)
Un homme a disparu dans le ciel

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1968 – 1969Space Oddity (Clareville Grove demo) (mono)David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson5:09
1968 – 1969Space Oddity (demo excerpt) (mono)partialDavid Bowie2:39
1968 – 1969Space Oddity (demo) (mono)David Bowie4:02
1968 – 1969Space Oddity (version 2) (mono)David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson5:01
1969-02-02Space Oddity (Morgan Studios version – alternative take) (mono)David Bowie4:22
1969-06-20Space Oddity (single version)David Bowie3:34
1969-06Space Oddity (2019 mix)David Bowie5:20
1969-06Space OddityDavid Bowie5:15
1969-06Space Oddity (original UK mono single edit)David Bowie4:42
1969Space Oddity (‘Mercury’ demo) (mono)David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson5:28
1971-09-25Space Oddity (live, 1971-09-25: Burroughs Assembly Hall, Friars Aylesbury, Aylesbury, England)liveDavid Bowie?:??
1972-05-22Space Oddity (BBC radio session, “Johnnie Walker Lunchtime Show”: recorded 22.5.72, broadcast 5-9.6.72, Studio 2, Aeolian Hall, New Bond Street, London)liveDavid Bowie4:17
1972-05-22Space OddityDavid Bowie4:15
1972-07-08Space Oddity (live, 1972-07-08: Royal Festival Hall, London, England)liveDavid Bowie?:??
1972-10-20Space Oddity (live, 1972-10-20: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA, USA)liveDavid Bowie4:48
1972-10-20Space Oddity (live, 1972-10-20: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA, USA)liveDavid Bowie5:10
1972-10-20Space Oddity (live, 1972-10-20: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA, USA)liveDavid Bowie5:22
1972-11-25Space Oddity (live, 1972-11-25: Public Auditorium, Cleveland, OH, USA)liveDavid Bowie5:41
1973-04-08Space Oddity (live, 1973-04-08: 東京厚生年金会館, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan)liveDavid Bowie?:??
1973-04-11Space Oddity (live, 1973-04-11: 東京厚生年金会館, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan)liveDavid Bowie5:19
1973-07-03Space Oddity (live, 1973‐07‐03: Hammersmith Odeon, London, England)liveDavid Bowie5:06
1973-07-03Space Oddity (live, 1973-07-03: Hammersmith Odeon, London, England)liveDavid Bowie4:50
1973-07-03Space Oddity (live, 1973-07-03: Hammersmith Odeon, London, England)liveDavid Bowie?:??
1973-07-03Space Oddity (live, 1973-07-03: Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK: from Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture)liveDavid Bowie5:58
1973-07-03Space Oddity (live, pure, no overdubs, 1973‐07‐03: Hammersmith Odeon, London, England)liveDavid Bowie?:??
1973-10-18Space Oddity (live, 1973-10-18–20, The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England)liveDavid Bowie5:44
1974-07-08 – 1974-07-12Space Oddity (live, 1974-07-08–12: Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA, USA; 2005 mix)liveDavid Bowie6:27
1974-07-08 – 1974-07-12Space Oddity (5.1 mix) (live, 1974-07-08–12: Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA, USA; 5.1 mix)liveDavid Bowie6:27
1974-09-05Space Oddity (live, 1974-09-05: Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, California, USA)liveDavid Bowie5:15
1974-09-05Space Oddity (live, 1974-09-05: Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA)liveDavid Bowie5:16
1974-09-05Space Oddity (live, 1974-09-05: Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, California, USA)liveDavid Bowie?:??
1976Space OdditycoverThe Langley Schools Music Project5:27
1979-11-04Space Oddity (1979 version)David Bowie4:52
1979Space Oddity (1979 re‐recorded version)David Bowie5:00
1983-04-27Space Oddity (live, 1983-04-27: Dallas, TX, USA)liveDavid Bowie & Stevie Ray Vaughan4:33
1983-06-12Space Oddity (live, 1983-06-12: Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden)liveDavid Bowie5:15
1983-07-13Space Oddity (live, 1983-07-13: Montreal Forum, Canada)liveDavid Bowie5:26
1983-09-12Space Oddity / Band Introduction (live, 1983-09-12: P.N.E Grandstand, Vancouver, BC, Canada)liveDavid Bowie6:37
1983-09-12Space Oddity / Band Introduction (Serious Moonlight [live ’83])liveDavid Bowie6:33
1990-01Space OddityliveDavid Bowie5:24
1990-03-13Space Oddity (live, 1990-03-13: Olympic Saddledome, Calgary, Canada)liveDavid Bowie?:??
1990-04-03Space Oddity (live, 1990-04-03: Paris au Printemps, France)liveDavid Bowie4:57
1990-05-15Space Oddity (1990-05-15: Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan)liveDavid Bowie5:02
1990-08-05Space Oddity (live, 1990-08-05: National Bowl, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England)liveDavid Bowie4:53
1990-08-19Space Oddity (live, 1990-08-19: MECC, Maastricht, Netherlands)liveDavid Bowie?:??
1990-09-20Space Oddity (live, 1990-09-20: Praça da Aposteose, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)liveDavid Bowie5:00
1990-09-27Space Oddity (live, 1990-09-27: Rock in Chile Festival, Santiago, Chile)liveDavid Bowie5:33
1990Space Oddity (live, 1990: USA)liveDavid Bowie4:50
1997-01-09Space OddityliveDavid Bowie5:14
1997-01-09Space Oddity (live, 1997-01-09, Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY, USA)liveDavid Bowie5:06
1997-01-09Space Oddity (live, 1997-01-09, Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY, USA)liveDavid Bowie5:03
1997-01-09Space Oddity (live, 1997-01-09, Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY, USA)liveDavid Bowie5:19
1999-05-24Space Oddity (live, 1999-05-24: Arie Crown, Chicago, IL, USA)cover and liveNatalie Merchant4:21
1999-06-13Space Odditycover and liveNatalie Merchant4:33
1999Space OdditycoverCut4:27
1999Space OdditycoverHelloween4:53
2009-07-24Space Oddity (PA intro) (live, 2009-07-24: Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland)liveDavid Bowie?:??
2009-10-12Intro: Space Oddity (PA) (live, 2009-10-12: New Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, TX, USA)David Bowie?:??
2009-10-14Intro: Space Oddity (PA) (live, 2009-10-14: Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX, USA)David Bowie?:??
2009-10-23Space Oddity (live, 2009-10-23: Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NV, USA)cover and liveU2?:??
2009Space Oddity 2009coverThe Prostitutes3:52
2010-09-18Space Oddity (PA) (live, 2010-09-18: Stade de France, Paris, France)cover and liveU22:13
2010-12Space OdditycoverFederica Zammarchi6:36
2011-07-02Space Oddity (live, 2011-07-02: Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, TN, USA)cover and liveU22:11
2012-12-10Space Oddity (live, 2012-12-10: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA)cover and liveThe Smashing Pumpkins7:38
2012-12-10Space Oddity (live, 2012-12-10: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA)cover and liveThe Smashing Pumpkins6:55
2012-12-10Space Oddity (live, 2012-12-10: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA)cover and liveThe Smashing Pumpkins7:37
2016-01-18Space Odditycover and instrumentalRick Wakeman4:47
2016-01-27Space Oddity (live, 2016-01-27: Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK)cover and liveSteven Wilson4:36
2016-03-31Space Oddity (live, 2016-03-31: The Music Of David Bowie, Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, USA)cover and liveChoir! Choir! Choir!5:58
2016-04-01Space Odditycover and liveAnn Wilson5:29
2016-04-01Space Odditycover and liveChoir! Choir! Choir!5:47
2017-07-28Space Odditycover and livePhish5:15
A Space Odditycover and instrumentalThe Classic Rock String Quartet5:53
Ground Control to Major Clowncoveraberrantkenosis5:13
Jean Baltazaarrr / Space OdditycoverArno, Beverly Jo Scott / Langley Schools Music Project12:18
Major Tom / Space OdditycoverTufts University Beelzebubs6:24
Space OdditycoverThe Marbles7:00
Space OdditycoverPowerman 50004:07
Space OdditycoverExitmusic3:58
Space OdditycoverHermanos Calatrava5:05
Space OdditycoverCold3:50
Space Odditycover and instrumentalHank Marvin5:07
Space OdditycoverRick Wakeman4:05
Space OdditycoverBrix Smith4:39
Space OdditycoverJasmine & The Jack Stafford Foundation3:33
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:27
Space OdditycoverEdwood3:15
Space OddityDavid Bowie3:24
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:04
Space OddityDavid Bowie3:47
Space OddityDavid Bowie3:43
Space Oddity (mono)David Bowie3:47
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:50
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie4:55
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:17
Space OddityDavid Bowie3:45
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:04
Space OddityDavid Bowie1:19
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:47
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:34
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:36
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:03
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:46
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:28
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie4:56
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:10
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:54
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie5:14
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:50
Space OddityDavid Bowie3:48
Space OddityDavid Bowie3:47
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:32
Space OddityDavid Bowie3:47
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie4:51
Space Oddity (broadcast 1972-06-05–1972-06-09, “Johnnie Walker Lunchtime Show”, BBC Radio 1)David Bowie?:??
Space OddityDavid Bowie?:??
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:05
Space OdditycoverKyoto Blue8:06
Space Odditycover and liveU2?:??
Space Oddity (live, 2010-08-25: Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia)cover and liveU22:11
Space OdditycoverReverse?:??
Space Odditycover and instrumentalVienna Symphonic Orchestra5:21
Space Odditycover and instrumentalRockabye Baby!3:52
Space OdditycoverJohn Otway with The Netteswell Youth Band4:02
Space OdditycoverChris Hadfield5:30
Space Oddity (live, 1997-01-09, Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY, USA)liveDavid Bowie?:??
Space OdditycoverNorthwinds5:18
Space Odditycover and instrumental8-Bit Misfits4:51
Space Oddity (David Bowie Cover)coverWalking Across Jupiter7:11
Space OdditycoverMindspeak5:50
Space Oddity (ska cover)coverSkatune Network4:31
Space OdditycoverBlack Market5:05
Space OdditycoverSinfonico Honolulu4:25
Space OdditycoverMusilon3:20
Space Odditycover and liveUnicante3:31
Space Odditycover and instrumental2005 Stars Group?:??
Space OdditycoverSelfish Gene4:45
Space OdditycoverOliver Darley5:11
Space OdditycoverSpace Girls4:45
Space OdditycoverDavid Fonseca & Camané?:??
Space Odditycover and instrumentalThomas Zwijsen4:06
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie5:27
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie5:04
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie4:59
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie5:09
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie5:10
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:16
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie?:??
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie4:16
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie4:50
Space OddityDavid Bowie?:??
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie5:19
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie?:??
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie5:51
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie4:57
Space Odditycover and liveThe Smashing Pumpkins6:05
Space Odditycover and liveThe Smashing Pumpkins6:37
Space Odditycover and liveThe Smashing Pumpkins6:24
Space OdditycoverMike Massé feat. Jeff Hall4:46
Space Oddity (2009 remastered version)David Bowie?:??
Space OddityDavid Bowie & Stevie Ray Vaughan4:35
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:13
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:12
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:33
Space OddityDavid Bowie3:48
Space OddityDavid Bowie?:??
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie10:39
Space OddityliveDavid Bowie5:30
Space OddityDavid Bowie?:??
Space Oddity (live, 1974-09-05: Universal Ampitheater, Los Angeles, California)liveDavid Bowie5:15
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:26
Space OdditycoverWilliam Patrick Corgan4:48
Space Odditycover and liveAmanda Palmer & Jherek Bischoff with Neil Gaiman6:08
Space Odditycover and liveWeen4:31
Space OdditycoverPassenger4:21
Space Odditycover[unknown]4:56
Space Oddity (1973, Bowie with red hair & acoustic guitar)David Bowie5:21
Space Oddity (1969, Bowie with round glasses & cap)David Bowie3:48
Space OdditycoverRock the World5:10
Space Odditycover and instrumentalVienna Symphonic Orchestra Project6:36
Space OdditycoverThe Flaming Lips5:13
Space OdditycoverThe Flaming Lips?:??
Space OdditycoverDavid Matthews6:05
Space OdditycoverSaigon Kick5:23
Space OdditycoverThe Flying Pickets4:02
Space OdditycoverStar One5:00
Space OdditycoverDef Leppard5:28
Space OdditycoverThe Brown Derbies5:28
Space OdditycoverTulus4:09
Space OdditycoverCollide4:37
Space OdditycoverCrimson Joy4:54
Space OdditycoverLondon Symphony Orchestra5:41
Space OdditycoverÉmilie Simon4:23
Space OddityDavid Bowie4:38
Space OdditycoverAyreon4:57
Space OdditycoverStonedigger3:24
Space OdditycoverTangerine Dream5:35
Space OdditycoverWilliam Shatner feat. Ritchie Blackmore & Candice Night4:54
Space Odditycover and instrumentalVitamin String Quartet5:14
Space OdditycoverPitch Black Dream4:33
Space OdditycoverSteel Train5:23
Space OdditycoverJupiter Blue4:15
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:07
Space OddityDavid Bowie3:48
Space OddityDavid Bowie5:20
Space OdditycoverTop of the Poppers5:23
Space OddityLea DeLaria5:46
Space OdditycoverTop of the Poppers5:20
Space OdditycoverChris Hadfield5:19
Space OdditycoverKittie5:35
Space OdditycoverJherek Bischoff & Amanda Palmer feat. Neil Gaiman5:07
Space OdditycoverMike Garson3:47
Space OdditycoverAlan Jones5:01
Space OdditycoverKyoto Blue8:05
Space OdditycoverVika Yermolyeva4:22
SPACE ODDITYcoverTHE COLLECTORS4:54
Space Oddity (1979 re‐record)David Bowie4:57
Space Oddity (acoustic guitar)David Bowie5:31
Space Oddity (backing vocal, flute and cellos)David Bowie5:31
Space Oddity (bass and drums)David Bowie5:31
Space Oddity (Beckenham Arts Lab)David Bowie5:11
Space Oddity (David Bowie cover)coverBongtower6:33
Space Oddity (demo)David Bowie5:14
Space Oddity (from “Metal Gear Solid”)coverThin White Ziggy4:55
Space Oddity (lead vocal)David Bowie5:31
Space Oddity (live in Salt Lake City)cover and liveBlack Tape for a Blue Girl?:??
Space Oddity (live)cover and liveThe Flying Pickets4:14
Space Oddity (main backing vocal including countdown)David Bowie5:31
Space Oddity (mellotron)David Bowie5:31
Space Oddity (Mitty mix)David Bowie feat. Kristen Wiig5:11
Space Oddity (mono single edit)David Bowie4:42
Space Oddity (original mono demo)David Bowie5:10
Space Oddity (original version)David Bowie3:40
Space Oddity (original version)David Bowie4:33
Space Oddity (original version)David Bowie?:??
Space Oddity (original)David Bowie3:38
Space Oddity (radio edit)coverSaigon Kick?:??
Space Oddity (re‐recorded single B‐side, 1979)David Bowie5:00
Space Oddity (strings)David Bowie5:31
Space Oddity (stylophone and guitar)David Bowie5:31
Space Oddity (UK single edit)David Bowie4:38
Space Oddity (US mono single edit)David Bowie3:29
Space Oddity (US stereo single edit)David Bowie3:57
Space Oddity (VMM remix)David Bowie7:13
Space Oddity / Major Tomcover and medleyTufts University Beelzebubs5:25
Space OdittycoverRudy Grant2:47