David Bowie Promo Videos

  • Promo video for David Bowie’s ‘Boys Keep Swinging’

    ‘Boys Keep Swinging’ was the lead single from David Bowie’s ‘Lodger’ album, released on 27 April 1979. The song is an ode to the pleasures and privileges available to those fortunate enough to be of the male gender, and the video Bowie performs the choruses in drag, using three...
  • David Bowie 'Be My Wife' video directed by Stanley Dorfman in 1977

    Video for David Bowie’s ‘Be My Wife’

    The video for 'Be My Wife' was David Bowie's first since Mick Rock's Ziggy-era promo films, and was shot in Paris by Stanley Dorfman....
  • US TV advert for David Bowie's 'Young Americans'

    US TV advert for David Bowie’s ‘Young Americans’

    The US TV advert for David Bowie’s 1975 masterpiece, 'Young Americans', featuring footage of a painfully thin Bowie miming to the track....
  • Rock 'N' Roll Suicide David Bowie promo video by Mick Rock 1974

    ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide’ promo video

    Watch the promo video for the 1974 release of David Bowie's 'Rock 'N' Roll Suicide' directed by Mick Rock....
  • David Bowie - Life On Mars - 1973 - Black & White single shot outtake

    ‘Life On Mars’ video outtake

    Mick Rock filmed and directed the promotional video for ‘Life On Mars‘ backstage at the Blandford West Ten Studio in Ladbroke Grove on 13 June 1973 to accompany the release of the song as a single just nine days later. It features a heavily made-up Bowie performing the song...
  • David Bowie Life On Mars video

    Promo video for David Bowie’s ‘Life On Mars’

    Mick Rock filmed and directed the promotional video for 'Life On Mars' backstage at Earls Court on 12 May 1973 to accompany the single release of the song....
  • David Bowie - The Jean Genie - Promo video still

    ‘The Jean Genie’ promo video featuring Cyrinda Foxe

    The promo video for David Bowie’s single ‘The Jean Genie’ was filmed by Mick Rock in San Francisco on 27 & 28 October 1972. It features concert footage shot at the second of two shows at San Francisco’s Winterland, interspersed with shots of Bowie and then girlfriend Cyrinda Foxe posing around the Mars...
  • John, I'm Only Dancing by David Bowie video directed by Mick Rock

    ‘John, I’m Only Dancing’ by David Bowie – Promo video

    Released in September 1972 as the follow up to ‘Starman’, David Bowie’s ‘John, I’m Only Dancing’ peaked at #12 in the UK chart. The single was accompanied by Bowie’s first bona-fide video, directed by Mick Rock on a budget of £200 at London’s Rainbow theatre on 25 August 1972....