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Ziggy Stardust

September 2, 2013 11:40 AM

My late entry in the Bowie Summer Challenge. Pretty much like my original idea, but of course it’s never quite like I imagined. Here’s what I ended up with. At least I did it, I never even started the last one.

posted by bongo_x (15 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

Aw man, there are some killer beats in here. Diggin' it.
posted by buriednexttoyou at 12:01 PM on September 2, 2013


That tolling bell at the beginning... I need one of those. Nice arrangement!
posted by grog at 12:48 PM on September 2, 2013


WOW.
posted by dubold at 1:26 PM on September 2, 2013


THIS IS AMAZING
posted by dubold at 1:29 PM on September 2, 2013


Yeah on the wow.
posted by COBRA! at 1:36 PM on September 2, 2013


Morricone meets Stardust! Heh! Very nice.
The good, the glam and the ugly? I like it!
posted by Slothomatic at 1:45 PM on September 2, 2013


Thanks so much, glad you like it.

The good, the glam and the ugly?

I’m pretty sure I used to hang out at that club, ’86-’89, somewhere around then? It’s all a fog...
posted by bongo_x at 5:22 PM on September 2, 2013


The nice.
posted by Admiral Haddock at 10:12 AM on September 3, 2013


I want a whole album of this. Please.
posted by The World Famous at 1:34 PM on September 3, 2013


Don't worry, be Bowie.
posted by Ardiril at 4:34 PM on September 3, 2013


The Good, the Glam, and the Sparkly, I meant! Sorry, but the word "ugly" has no place in these comments. This is a great take!
posted by Slothomatic at 11:26 AM on September 4, 2013


yeah, that's a great interpretation of one of my favorite riffs. And I dig the B section a ton. I kinda want to hear King Missile talking over this.

"Ziggy Stardust was way cool..."
posted by es_de_bah at 12:06 PM on September 5, 2013


Couldn't ever have imagined this. Really cool arrangement. Just when I start to think there's not enough Ziggy in there something of the original comes through. This is like nothing else!
posted by comealongpole at 1:57 PM on September 14, 2013


Yes please, more of the awesome.
posted by jaduncan at 1:17 PM on September 16, 2013


I totally missed this first time round. Am awestruck.
posted by freya_lamb at 2:50 PM on September 20, 2013


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