That is Main Tom to Floor Management… David Bowie had been plotting to relaunch his alter ego Ziggy Stardust in outer area.
The Starman, who died in 2016, was all the time out of this world.
And I can reveal he as soon as talked about shopping for up outdated satellites orbiting the Earth as a part of a barmy scheme through the Noughties.
The House Oddity was mentioned between The Skinny White Duke and pc video games designer Phil Campbell, who he first labored with on a online game.
Phil says: “We talked about shopping for up a bunch of outdated satellites that have been circling the Earth and he was going to relaunch Ziggy from area.
“The thought was that Ziggy would beam us transmissions – ‘Are you receiving me…?’”
Bowie additionally hatched a plan to undergo Modifications – by showing in a fantasy pc sport known as Omikron: The Nomad Soul.
The singer had been employed to offer the music for it in 1998 then requested if he might characteristic within the sport itself.
And whereas he wished to go in as David Bowie, he wished to return to the identify he was born with on the finish of it.
Phil provides: “Sooner or later David mentioned, might he go away his Bowie persona in Omikron, and are available out as David Jones? It was a scrumptious thought – did he crave the anonymity of that?
“And it fitted the spirit of the sport: Omikron was an enormous entice, you possibly can lose your soul in there for ever.”