“Commencing countdown, engines on”
No prizes for guessing the next limited David Bowie 7" picture disc will be the 40th anniversary edition of Space Oddity.
Of course, we’re not talking about the anniversary of the original 1969 issue on Philips, which gave Bowie his first Top 5 hit on the UK singles chart, or even the 1973 US release which reached #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1973. No, we’re celebrating the 1975 RCA re-issue which furnished Bowie with his first ever UK #1 single.
Originally issued in the UK on Friday September 26th 1975, the single followed hot on the heels of Bowie’s