Wilco celebrates David Bowie’s birthday with a cover song

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Wilco released a cover of “ Space Oddity » on what would have been David Bowie’s 77th birthday.

To mark David Bowie’s 77th birthday, Wilco shared his live performance of ” Space Oddity “.

The cover was recorded during the band’s visit to Mountain Stage, NPR Music and West Virginia Public Broadcasting and is featured as the opener on an upcoming compilation highlighting performances from the concert series.

As an earth band, it’s always an honor and challenge to tackle one of David Bowie’s space arrangementsWilco said in a statement. Striving to reach the heights of one’s freedom and talent is a wise goal for any group. We thank Mountain Stage for allowing us to give this song a new home on Earth. »


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