Best space music videos: Hadfield/Bowie & Coleman/Anderson/Bach

These are our picks for best space music videos of the past few years. In our view, they qualify as being improbable in all the best senses of that word. Both videos show performances done by musician-astronauts in spacecraft orbiting the earth.

Chris Hadfield performs David Bowie‘s “Space Oddity”:

Cady Coleman and Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) perform Ian Anderson’s adaptation of a Bach bouree:

On strictly technical grounds (so to speak), these are high points of modern music.

BONUS (unrelated): Bug Music by Don Byron


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