Battle for Britain (The Letter)

Album: Earthling (1997)

Songfacts®:

  • David Bowie challenged his pianist Mike Garson's knowledge of classical music when recording this song. Garson recall to Uncut magazine: "He said, 'to know the Stravinsky Ocetet? Can you play something like that in your solo?' I ran downstairs to the record stall, listening to the piece again – I hadn't heard it in 30 years - then I played this crazy solo and he was thrilled."

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