Mick Rock has done a re-edit

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David Bowie‘s promotional video for “Life On Mars?” has been re-edited by the original director, Mick Rock.

You can watch his reworked version below.

“I had an amazing subject and an amazing song – this was the song that had turned me on to David – so what else did I need?” Rock told the Guardian. “David never looked like this at any other time. He never wore that suit again, never had that makeup on again. He never looked more amazing – like a space doll.”

Meanwhile, the BBC have announced details of a new documentary, David Bowie: The Last Five Years, which will focus on the three major projects of Bowie’s last five years – the best-selling albums, The Next Day and Blackstar, alongside the musical Lazarus.

It is due to air in January 2017.

The December 2016 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – featuring our cover story on Pink Floyd, plus a free CD compiled by Lambchop’s Kurt Wagner that includes tracks by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Sleaford Mods, Yo La Tengo, Can. Elsewhere in the issue, there’s TheDamned, Julia Holter, Desert Trip, Midlake, C86, David Pajo, Nils Frahm and the New Classical, David Bowie, Tim Buckley, REM, Norah Jones, Morphine, The Pretenders and more plus 140 reviews

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