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You like David Bowie? His early work was a little too jazzy for my taste, but when Hunky Dory came out in '71, I think he really came into the mainstream, commercially and artistically. The whole album has a clear, crisp sound, and a new sheen of consummate professionalism that really gives the songs a big boost. He's been compared to Freddie Mercury and Alice Cooper, but I think Bowie had a far more flamboyant, androgynous sense of style. In '72, Bowie released this, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spider From Mars, his most critically acclaimed album. I think his undisputed masterpieces are "Suffragette city" and "Starman." The songs are so catchy, most people probably don't listen to the lyrics. But they should, because they're not just about Bowie's alien alter ego, they're also iconic signature tunes in the world of glam rock!
RIP David, we will miss you.
I LOVE Ziggy Stardust! Was in England when it was released & it was instant love when I heard Starman on the radio; have loved Bowie ever since.
Favourites: 'Five Years', 'Soul Love', 'Moonage Daydream', 'Starman', 'Lady Stardust', 'Star', 'Ziggy Stardust', 'Suffragette City', 'Rock 'N' Roll Suicide'
Least Favourite: N/A - SoulDestroyer1
Like with Ziggy Stardust it doesn't really contain any bad or even indifferent song. Am I right?
And I know most people do not like it due to it's not very analyze-friendly text, but Bewley Brothers is one of my absolute favorite songs in the whole world.
Amazing songs in this album
"Ziggy Stardust" is the most overrated album ever. This has far more veriety, quality and entertainment value, and it feels far more like Bowie is singing from his heart. R.I.P
Evocative, groundbreaking and lets face it, influential. Classic album - Bowie at his best!
Yep, better then ziggy, somehow both are amazing by the way along with everything else he made though
This is the one, the closest he ever got to telling us the truth.
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It might not be his "best" album. But I honestly think it's his magnum opus, his masterpiece. Still can't listen to it without shedding tears. - PetSounds
I think in 10 years or so people will also call this a classic Bowie album.
The emotions that Bowie conveyed through this album in his final months are incredibly powerful. RIP
While it might be a close call between Blackstar and Ziggy, Blackstar takes the cake. Bowie conveys the most raw, and at times tearjerking emotions in Blackstar that no album of his or almost anybody else's has really achieved. The title track, Lazarus, Dollar Days, and I Can't Give Everything Away are the true swan songs of the album, while the others (Tis A Pity She Was A Whore, Girl Loves Me, Sue) are there to jazz and rock out the listener. Truly his best for many reasons.V 8 Comments
Is there a better album opener?
Bowie's second best
6 songs. All of them strong. The titular track is a masterpiece and is followed by a Bowie standard.
His version of Wild is the Wind is defining and Stay is an ubderrated groove. Wow. Just...wow.
Not just my favourite Bowie album but my favourite album, full stop. Quite simply, stunning! An overlooked, underrated classic, from the wailing guitar opening of Diamond Dogs to the haunting anthem of Sweet Thing to the chilling rant of Big Brother - a timeless, matchless album by a true genius.
Best Bowie album ever! This is much better than Black Star which is very depressing.
Without question, without equal
This album got a lot of criticism during its release,but I LOVED it because it's overloaded with textures and features Bowie's signature rock tune Rebel Rebel.
A fantastic album. Has some of his best work: Cracked Actor, Drive-In Saturday, Panic In Detroit and Aladdin Sane. Along with Ziggy, I think this is his most well rounded album. An absolute masterpiece.
Come on! This album's cover is the most iconic picture of bowie ever!
Great tunes and crazy piano.
Bowie at his best...musically and visuallyV 2 Comments
Why isn't this in the top 10 at least? Honestly though, this album is, in my opinion, the 3rd best he ever did. It ought to be in the top 10 people, let's be real.
One of the best Bowie albums of all time
Fripp and Eno are a constant on the Berlin Trilogy
Best Album. - nicholasf
I love this album. It should be at least in the top 10. It's number 1 for me. The best songs are The Width Of A Circle, All The Madmen, And Black Country Rock
Didn't like it much at first, thought it is inferior to "ziggy" and "aladdin", but then it grew on me more than any other Bowie album.
I like this album because it show how much David Bowie changed styles thru the years and was awesome.
Classic and wery professional topalbum from him that newer will be forgotten, can still be played
Contains three of his best S Oddity, Memory of A.. and Cygnet CommitteeV 1 Comment
Why so low? The title track is one of his best songs. - PetSounds
Blue-eyed soul at its best.
I love what his American visit in the mid-70's did to his music.
My top 5 from the album is:
1. "Young Americans"
5. "Who Can I Be Now"
How can this be at #16?! It's the album that destroyed Bowie's career.
Very great album specially since hasn't been in the Studio in 10 years
All songs in this album are amazing.
Great album with hits such as "Slip Away" and "Slow Burn". Second most underrated album, with Lodger being the first.
Heathen is very underrated should hight.. I like the song Everybody Says Hi
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