"I've Been Waiting for You" is a song written by Neil Young for his debut solo album in 1968. The band Wild Butter released a cover version in 1970: United Artists, UAS 6766. David Bowie recorded a version of the song, which features David Grohl on guitar, for his Heathen album in 2002 prior to releasing the song as a single in Canada. The song has also been covered by the Pixies and released on the b-side of their single "Velouria". It was also covered by Dinosaur Jr.for the tribute album The Bridge: A Tribute to Neil Young, but never released.


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David Bowie single[edit]Edit

"I've Been Waiting for You"
Single by David Bowie
from the album Heathen
B-side Sunday (Tony Visconti mix)
Released October 2002 in Canada
Format CD single
Recorded Allaire StudiosShokan, NY

Looking Glass Studios, New York City

Genre Rock
Length 3:00
Label Columbia - 38K 003369
Writer(s) Neil Young
Producer(s) David BowieTony Visconti
David Bowie singles chronology
"Everyone Says 'Hi'"


"I've Been Waiting for You"


"New Killer Star"


Track listing[edit]Edit

CD: ISO-Columbia / 38K 003369 (Canada)[edit]Edit

  1. "I've Been Waiting for You (Album version)" - 3:00
  2. "Sunday (Tony Visconti mix)" - 4:56
  3. "Shadow Man" - 4:46

Production and credits[edit]Edit

Live versions[edit]Edit

Other releases[edit]Edit

  • A longer version (3'16" vs 3'00") appeared exclusively on the Heathen SACD
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