David Bowie To Reissue 'Starman' On Record Store Day 2012

David Bowie

"Starman," the 1972 David Bowie single, will be re-released on April 21 in celebration of Record Store Day. The day of April 28, 2012 marks the occasion of the track's 40th anniversary.

The A-side of the disc will feature the original single version, while the B-side features a live version of the track which was performed on the Top of the Pops television program.

Record Store Day, which will mark its fifth iteration this spring, celebrates the spirit of local music shops. The event takes place in the U.S. and the U.K.

Bowie also graces the cover of the February 2 issue of Rolling Stone magazine. Inside, a feature article called "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust: How David Bowie Changed The World" chronicles the ways in which David Bowie influenced the music industry and set the groundwork for artists ranging from Joy Division to Trent Reznor.

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