Life on Mars

Life on Mars – David Bowie

I’ve been searching around for Uke-playable Bowie, so in frustration I arranged one for myself. My original inspiration was the UOGB version, but this solo works well too. I’ve played it mostly with down strokes and playing around with the rhythm. Hope you enjoy.

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  1. Lindsay July 11th, 2008 10:45 pm

    WOW. Thank you so much for sharing this. I am just starting to learn, but you’re giving me so much to get excited about!

  2. Nelson July 13th, 2008 6:44 pm

    Awesome!
    I’m lovin’ some Bowie on uke.
    I’m nowhere near Seu Jorge with guitar so I’ll stick with this!

  3. chrispix July 14th, 2008 5:54 pm

    This is great! Thanks!

  4. zymeck July 16th, 2008 11:24 pm

    excellent. looking foward to giving this a go :)

  5. pablo9000 July 19th, 2008 5:51 pm

    Thanks ‘Shed! One of my all time favorite Bowie tunes! Excellent work.

  6. Reece December 3rd, 2008 8:47 pm

    I also wanted to learn this on the Uke because of the UOGB :) ….just one question….does the long black bar mean to put your full finger down?

  7. Lewis February 21st, 2012 5:10 pm

    Great song! Going to see the UOGB so hopefully they will perform it and in reply to Reece you the black line means you bar it or put your whole finger flat out on the strings it says! :)

  8. Kokopeli April 30th, 2012 5:03 pm

    great song thanks for the share.
    There are a few errors done buy the computer: on some of the chords charts: for example C is written as —1 or Fm as 1024 in lieu of 1013

    I saw UOGB last thursday they are brilliant.
    Hope anyone of you gets the chance to see them.
    :)

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