This month marks the 50th anniversary of two historic events, the inaugural moon landing and David Bowie’s classic single “Space Oddity,” originally released 50 years ago on July 11, 1969.
To celebrate these two events, company Parlophone, has launched David Bowie “Space Oddity x Unlock The Moon Experience” which includes a brand new 2019 Tony Visconti Mix of “Space Oddity”.
It’s pretty simple to unlock, simply go to www.spaceoddity50.com on your cell phone and direct your phone’s camera towards the moon, once aligned, you’ll unlock the track.
A double 7-inch single of “Space Oddity” is available today, July 12, featuring both the original “Space Oddity” mono version plus the original B-side “Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud” and brand new 2019 mixes of each by Tony Visconti. The boxed set also includes a double sided poster featuring an original “Space Oddity” ad and a shot of Bowie taken on stage at the “Save Rave ’69” concert at the London.