Amanda Palmer, Jherek Bischoff, Usman Riaz:
"Space Oddity"

TED2016 · 6:09 · Filmed Feb 2016
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Singer Amanda Palmer pays tribute to the inimitable David Bowie with a cover of "Space Oddity." She's joined onstage by Jherek Bischoff, TED Fellow Usman Riaz and, no, your eyes are not deceiving you, none other than former Vice President Al Gore.

Musician, blogger
Alt-rock icon Amanda Fucking Palmer believes we shouldn't fight the fact that digital content is freely shareable — and suggests that artists can and should be directly supported by fans. Full bio
Composer, musician
Jherek Bischoff is a Los Angeles-based composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumental performer. Full bio
Artist, composer
TED Senior Fellow Usman Riaz is an artist and composer. Full bio
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