A song written and performed by the British rock musician, David Bowie. It is the title track of his third album, released in 1970.
It was later re-popularized and introduced to a new generation by Nirvana's cover on their MTV Unplugged in New York album.
Also covering the song was the Scottish singer Lulu in 1974. It was released as a single, and provided the singer with a hit. Bowie not only produced this version, but also played a saxophone solo on it.
The song was then covered by American singer Richard Barone in 1987 on his influential, proto-Chamber Pop solo debut album, Cool Blue Halo. The Hip-hop group 3MG samples the Nirvana version in their song 2010. The psychedelic band Here & Now covered the song on their 1983 album "Fantasy Shift".
Oh no, not me
I never lost control
Youre face to face
With the man who sold the world.
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