V-2 Schneider

Album: Heroes (1977)
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Songfacts®:

  • This instrumental piece is a tribute to Florian Schneider, co-founder of the German band Kraftwerk, whom Bowie acknowledged as a significant influence at the time. V-2 was Schneider's nickname. Speaking about Bowie in Q magazine, Schneider's bandmate, Ralf Hutter recalled. "He was travelling by Mercedes, listening to nothing but 'Autobahn' all the time."

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  • 70s Flashback from Staten Island, NyThe V-2 was a World War 2 German rocket which devastated London during the war.
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