Step 1 : Introduction to the question "1. 'Space Oddity' was the first UK number one hit for which British singer?"
...1. David Bowie 2. Bryan Ferry 3. Alvin Stardust 4. David Essex 'Space Oddity' was written by Bowie, and featured the character of 'Major Tom', who re-appeared in his 1980 hit 'Ashes to Ashes'. It was originally released in 1969, when it reached number five on the UK Singles Chart, and was re-released in 1975 when it achieved the top position on the charts. The song also reached number fifteen on the US Billboard Hot 100. Bowie went on to establish himself as one of the most innovative singers of his generation, with many other hits to his credit around the world. Bryan Ferry was the lead singer for Roxy Music. Alvin Stardust and David Essex were also part of the 'glam rock' scene in the UK.
Step 2 : Answer to the question "1. 'Space Oddity' was the first UK number one hit for which British singer?"
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