Listen to David Bowie’s ‘Lady Stardust’ from Invasion S2 Ep 6 as Monty and gang are eating snacks in an apartment

The latest episode of the Apple TV drama Invasion was released today, with yet another David Bowie song on its soundtrack.

This time it was David Bowie’s ‘Lady Stardust‘ that was playing on the record player on Invasion, Season 2, Episode 6, “Pressure Points“, as Monty and the gang have broken into a deserted apartment in Paris, and are eating old snacks.

It continues playing as Penny asks “Do you think Mum and Dad are in Paris, Monty?”, and as Monty storms off to bed.

When was David Bowie’s ‘Lady Stardust’ released?

Lady Stardust‘ first came out in 1972 as one of the songs on the late British singer songwriter’s fifth studio album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.

With lyrics like:

People stared at the makeup on his face
Laughed at his long black hair, his animal grace
The boy in the bright blue jeans jumped up on the stage
Lady Stardust sang his songsof darkness and disgrace

the track was reportedly written about English glam rock singer Marc Bolan, with Bowie originally naming the song ‘He Was Alright (A Song for Marc)‘.

The mellow glam rock track has been since appeared in several TV series, with its latest appearance on Invasion.

Listen to David Bowie’s ‘Lady Stardust’ from this week’s episode of Invasion in the video, and via the singer’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars album on Spotify.

As for Invasion, the latest episode of the sci-fi series is now streaming via Apple TV Plus , with the drama scheduled to run until October 25th.

About Michelle Topham

Brit-American journalist based in Austria, former radio DJ at 97X WOXY, and Founder/CEO of Leo Sigh. I've covered K-drama, K-pop, J-pop and music news for over a decade.