“Commencing countdown, engines on”
In the run up to the release of the David Bowie (Five Years 1969 – 1973) box set (due September 25th), we’re going to be taking a look at each of the albums contained within the collection. So this week we’ll be focusing on the first album in the set, Space Oddity, kicking off with a brief fact file...
Originally issued as David Bowie on Philips in the UK, the album was released as Man Of Words/Man Of Music on Mercury in the US.
Though released hot on the heels of the top five single, Space Oddity, the album didn't chart upon release in either the UK