David Bowie - Life on Mars sheet music

When thinking of the 70’s kind of music, we always remember David Bowie.

He was an English artist, singer, and songwriter, born in January 1947 and died in January 2016.

He was a very important artist in the music industry, maybe the most influential musician of the 20th century.

David’s Bowie music genres were art rock, glam rock, and pop, and he was one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

Among his most loved songs, we like to emphasize Ashes to Ashes, Under Pressure, Life on Mars, and Diamond Dogs.

Life on Mars is a song written by David Bowie and produced by Ken Scot in 1971.

The song has a length of 3:48 minutes and it was released in December 1971 as part of the album named Hunky Dory.

The free Life on Mars piano sheet music belongs to the glam rock – art rock music genres and was released under the RCA Label.

Once released, it went straight on top of the charts, reaching number three in the UK Singles Chart for more than thirteen weeks.

It was ranked as David’s 100 Greatest Songs of All Time list.

The music video for the hit was filmed by Mick Rock in order to promote the singe.

The video was filmed in May 1973 and accompanied the release of the song. In the music video, we can see David Bowie performing the song against a white backdrop.

The lyrics were considered by critics to be one of the strangest ever, because of the slew of surreal images, like a painting made by Salvador Dali.

The story behind the song, as Bowie says, is about a sensitive young girl’s reaction to the media, finding herself disappointed with reality.

Looking into the free Life on Mars piano sheets composition, we can appreciate great instrumentation, made out of vocals by David Bowie, electric guitars by Mick Ronson, bass guitar by Trevor Bolder, drums by Mick Woodmansey, and piano by Rick Wakeman.

You can find all the information you need on our website, in case you are interested in playing it on your piano at home.

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