“Suffragette City” is a song by English singer-songwriter David Bowie.
It was originally released in April 1972 as the B-side of the single “Starman” and subsequently appeared on his fifth studio album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972).
The song was later reissued as a single in 1976, with the US single edit of “Stay” as the B-side, to promote the compilation album Changesonebowie in the UK. Co-produced by Bowie and Ken Scott, it was recorded by Bowie at Trident Studios in London with his backing band the Spiders from Mars, consisting of Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder and Mick Woodmansey, at a late stage of the album’s sessions. The song was originally offered to English band Mott the Hoople, who declined it and recorded Bowie’s “All the Young Dudes” instead.