UK single release: Changes

David Bowie’s ‘Changes’ was first released on the Hunky Dory album on 17 December 1971.

It was issued as a single in the United Kingdom on 7 January 1972, the day before Bowie’s 25th birthday. It was Bowie’s first single for the RCA label, and had ‘Andy Warhol’ on the b-side.

Although the single was not a commercial success, the airplay it received helped Bowie’s rising profile. It was made single of the week by BBC Radio 1 breakfast DJ Tony Blackburn, although Bowie was reportedly not pleased by the accolade.

Changes single – United Kingdom

Last updated: 5 December 2018
Rehearsal: Underhill Studios, London
Radio: Sounds Of The 70s
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