The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
All songs written by David Bowie except It Ain't Easy written by Ron Davies.
1. Five Years (4:42)
2. Soul Love (3:33)
3. Moonage Daydream (4:37)
4. Starman (4:16)
5. It Ain't Easy (2:57)
6. Lady Stardust (3:21)
7. Star (2:47)
8. Hang Onto Yourself (2:38)
9. Ziggy Stardust (3:13)
10. Suffragette City (3:25)
11. Rock 'N' Roll Suicide (2:57)
Original release by RCA 1972, June 6, 1972
David Bowie and Ken Scott
David Bowie: vocals, guitar, sax
Mick Ronson: guitar, piano and vocals
Trevor Bolder: bass
Mick Woodmansey: drums
All of the tracks from the original release plus the following bonus tracks on the end of the CD.
1. John, I'm Only Dancing (2:43) Previously unreleased mix
2. Velvet Goldmine (3:09) Single B-side
3. Sweet Head (4:14) Previously unreleased track
4. Ziggy Stardust (2:35) Previously unreleased original demo
5. Lady Stardust (3:21) Previously unreleased original demo
Rerelease on CD by RykoDisc 1990 with bonus tracks
Bonus track details
All bonus tracks written by David Bowie. Musicians are the same as for the main album except for
David Bowie: piano, vocals, guitar
30th Anniversary Release
A two CD set released to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the original release. First CD same as original release. The second CD collects together bonus tracks originally found on the EMI/Rykodisc 1990 rereleases but also includes a remix of Moonage Daydream by Alan Moulder.
1. Moonage Daydream (Arnold Corns version)
2. Hang Onto Yourself (Arnold Corns version)
3. Lady Stardust (3:21) Demo
4. Ziggy Stardust (2:35) Demo
5. John, I'm Only Dancing (2:43)
6. Velvet Goldmine (3:09)
7. Holy Holy
8. Port Of Amsterdam
9. The Supermen
10. Round and Round
11. Sweet Head (4:14) Outtake Take 5
12. Moonage Daydream New Mix
Released by EMI, July 1, 2002
- The phone box pictured on the album cover was at one time removed. However, it was reported in London's Evening Standard of April 18, 1998 that the phone box has been reinstalled.
- The breakthrough 'glam rock' album. Voted most influential album of the decade by Britain's Melody Maker magazine.
- If you want to see the definitive guide on Ziggy, visit the Ziggy Stardust Companion by Mike Harvey.
- To promote the 1990 reissue, Rykodisc made a promotional facsimile of the original RCA Dyanflex LP with the remastered CD inside. (Information courtesy of Punk Floyd).