Amanda Palmer, Jherek Bischoff, Usman Riaz

"Space Oddity"

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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.

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Amanda Palmer · 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.

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.

Jherek Bischoff · Composer, musician

Jherek Bischoff is a Los Angeles-based composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumental performer.

Jherek Bischoff is a Los Angeles-based composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumental performer.

Usman Riaz · Artist, composer

TED Senior Fellow Usman Riaz is an artist and composer.

TED Senior Fellow Usman Riaz is an artist and composer.