This section lists live videos and compilation tapes with video clips; also discussed here are other obsolete carriers like Laser Discs and VideoCDs. This overview is not complete; see The Videography for a more comprehension overview. A few promo videos are discussed under Promos and (re-)releases on DVD under DVDs.

Video EPVideo EPVideo EP Video EP
(EMI/PMI MTV 99 0004 2), US 1983

Let's Dance/China Girl/Modern Love.

Videoclips from the Let's Dance album. This VHS is the only source of the uncensored promo of 'China Girl'. Released on 8" laser disc in the US (Pioneer Artists PA-84-V02; second) and Japan (LaserVision JM034-005; bottom).

Also see the Best Of Bowie DVD.

Serious MoonlightSerious MoonlightSerious MoonlightSerious MoonlightSerious MoonlightSerious MoonlightSerious MoonlightSerious Moonlight Serious Moonlight
(WarnerVision 4509 968393), 1984

Look Back In Anger/"Heroes"/What In The World/Golden Years/Fashion/Let's Dance/Breaking Glass/Life On Mars/Sorrow/Cat People/China Girl/Scary Monsters/Rebel Rebel/White Light-White Heat/Station To Station/Cracked Actor/Ashes To Ashes/Space Oddity/Young Americans/Fame.

Filmed live at Vancouver, Pacific National Exhibition Coliseum, 12-09-83. Released in a multitude of covers in various territories. In the UK, the video was released in two parts (Videoform Music VFM 12 and VFV 18; first and second). The first runs up till and including 'China Girl' and adds an interview. Also available on laserdisc in the US (Pioneer Artists PA 84-097; seventh) and Japan (Nikkatsu NDS-5002; bottom).

Also see the reissues on DVD.

Love You Till Tuesday Love You Till Tuesday
(Castle Music Videos CMV 1010), 1984

Love You Till Tuesday/Sell Me A Coat/When I'm Five/Rubber Band/The Mask/ Let Me Sleep Beside You/Ching-A-Ling/Space Oddity/When I Live My Dream.

A short film from 1969 recorded to promote David's songs. The soundtrack is available in several versions; see Early Works. Released in 2001 on VideoCD in Malaysia (Universal 953074020002) and in 2005, with bonus material, on DVD.

Motion PictureMotion Picture Ziggy Stardust - The Motion Picture
(Warner Home Video TVE 90 2113 2), 1984

Hang On To Yourself/Ziggy Stardust/Watch That Man/Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud-All The Young Dudes-Oh! You Pretty Things/Moonage Daydream/Changes/Space Oddity/My Death/Cracked Actor/Time/The Width Of A Circle/Let's Spend The Night Together/Suffragette City/White Light-White Heat/Rock 'N' Roll Suicide.

Filmed in London, Hammersmith Odeon, 03-07-73, at Bowie's final Ziggy Stardust show. The soundtrack to this film has been released as Ziggy Stardust - The Motion Picture. Compared to the original soundtrack album, the videotape maintains the original running order and features backstage footage. Released on laserdisc in the US (Image Entertainment ID5320LV) and Japan (VPVR-60864).

Also see the reissues on DVD.

Jazzin' For Blue Jean Jazzin' For Blue Jean
(PMI PM 0017), 1984.

The 21 minute video clip of this song. The full-length 'Blue Jean' video was reissued as an 'easter egg' on the Best Of Bowie DVD.

Ricochet Ricochet
(Virgin Video VVD 084), 1985

Fame/"Heroes"/Look Back In Anger.

A video featuring the Far East segment of the Serious Moonlight tour. Excerpts of these three songs are used. This video was reissued with additional material as a bonus to the Serious Moonlight DVD.

Day-In Day-Out Day-In Day-Out
(PMI MNR 990068 2), 1987

Day-In Day-Out/Loving The Alien/Day-In Day-Out (Extended Dance Mix).

Videoclips. Also see the Best Of Bowie DVD.

Glass SpiderGlass Spider Glass Spider
Stenton (VC 8094), 1988

Glass Spider/Day-In Day-Out/Bang Bang/Absolute Beginners/Loving The Alien/China Girl/Rebel Rebel/Fashion/Never Let Me Down/"Heroes"/Sons Of the Silent Age/Young Americans/The Jean Genie/Let's Dance/Time/Fame/Blue Jean/I Wanna Be Your Dog/White Light White Heat/Modern Love.

Filmed at Sydney, Entertainment Center, 07 and 09-11-87. Initially released in two parts (part 2 starting from 'Sons Of The Silent Age onward) as Stenton VC 4043 and Stenton VC 4044/MC 2040. Also available on Japanese laserdisc (VPLR 70605).

See DVDs for a semi-official Brazilian release.

Oy Vey, Baby Tin Machine Live: Oy Vey, Baby
(Polygram Video 085320-3), 1992

Bus Stop/Sacrifice Yourself/Goodbye Mr. Ed/I Can't Read/Baby Universal/You Can't Talk/Go Now/Under The God/Betty Wrong/Stateside/I've Been Waiting For You/You Belong In Rock 'N' Roll/One Shot/If There Is Something/Heaven's In Here/Amlapura/Crack City.

Tin Machine live in Hamburg, Docks, 24-10-91. Note that the Oy Vey, Baby CD has been recorded at different locations.

Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert For AIDS Awareness
(PMI MVB 4910623), 1993

Under Pressure/All The Young Dudes/"Heroes".

Also available on DVD.

Black Tie White NoiseBlack Tie White NoiseBlack Tie White Noise Black Tie White Noise
(BMG Video International BM520), 1993

You've Been Around/Nite Flights/Miracle Goodnight/Black Tie White Noise/I Feel Free/I Know It's Gonna Happen Someday.

These "playbacked in the studio" tracks were recorded at the Hollywood Center Studios, Los Angeles, 08-05-93. The tape additionally features an interview, live in the studio footage from the making of Black Tie White Noise and the video clips of Jump They Say/Miracle Goodnight/Black Tie White Noise. Also available as Laser Disc in the US (BMG 74321 166226) and Japan (BMG BVLP-103; second) and as a VideoCD in Hong Kong (BMG 74321 166222(2); bottom).

Also see the reissues on DVD.

Video CollectionVideo Collection The Video Collection
(Picture Music International PM807), 1993

Space Oddity/John I'm Only Dancing/The Jean Genie/Life On Mars/Be My Wife/"Heroes"/Boys Keep Swinging/Look Back In Anger/DJ/Ashes To Ashes/Fashion/Wild Is The Wind/Let's Dance/China Girl/Modern Love/Blue Jean/Loving The Alien/Dancing In The Street/Absolute Beginners/Underground/As The World Falls Down/Day-In Day-Out/Time Will Crawl/Never Let Me Down/Fame 90.

All of Bowie's 1972-1990 video clips (minus the Tin Machine videos). Also available on VideoCD (EMI/PMI 7243 4911862 1; bottom). This release was surpassed in 2002 by the excellent Best Of Bowie DVD.

Closure Nine Inch Nails: Closure
(Acme Filmworks), 1995


This Nine Inch Nails video features 'Hurt', as performed in duet with Bowie on the US leg of the 1995 Outside tour. Other artists include Hole, Prick and Marilyn Manson.