Space Oddity

Space Oddity by David Bowie was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, November 8, 1975 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. Bowie wrote this after seeing the 1968 Stanley Kubrick movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. "Space Oddity" is a play on the phrase "Space Odyssey," although the title does not appear in the lyrics. The song tells the story of Major Tom, a fictional astronaut who cuts off communication with Earth and floats into space.

Space Oddity FAQs

Who sang Space Oddity?

Space Oddity was performed by David Bowie

What year did Space Oddity get to the UK number 1 spot?

Space Oddity first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, November 8, 1975

How long was Space Oddity at number 1 in the UK?

Space Oddity spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.