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Let’s Dance 1983
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Let’s Dance 1983

February 28th, 2014 | by nick
His fifteenth studio album, Let’s Dance was co-produced with Nile Rodgers of Chic. It yielded several hugely-successful singles, not least of which the title-track, which was a hit in many countries. It soon became his most...
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) 1980
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Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) 1980

February 28th, 2014 | by nick
After the less commercially-successful Berlin Trilogy, David’s fourteenth studio album was a huge hit in the UK and did extremely well in the US. Scary Monsters… is much more Bowie-centric, with fewer collaborators than...
Lodger 1979
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Lodger 1979

February 28th, 2014 | by nick
Predominately recorded in 1978 between legs of Bowie’s world tour, Lodger features the musicians from the aforementioned tour and was produced in Switzerland and New York. The last in the Visconti/Bowie-produced Berlin Trilogy,...
“Heroes” 1977
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“Heroes” 1977

February 28th, 2014 | by nick
The second in the trilogy and another Visconti/Bowie production, Heroes was recorded in its entirety in Hansa Tonstudio in Berlin and continued with the themes of Low. The title song – the story of two young lovers meeting...
Low 1977
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Low 1977

February 28th, 2014 | by nick
The first of the so-called Berlin Trilogy, Low was produced by Tony Visconti and Bowie. A number of the songs on Low were recorded originally as a soundtrack to The Man Who Fell To Earth (like Station to Station, Low uses a still...
Station To Station 1976
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Station To Station 1976

February 28th, 2014 | by nick
Introducing us to the Thin White Duke character, this album was recorded after Bowie starred in Nic Roeg’s The Man Who Fell To Earth and uses a still from the film as cover art. Recorded while Bowie was using drugs heavily...
Young Americans 1975
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Young Americans 1975

February 28th, 2014 | by nick
Recorded mostly live at Philadelphia’s Sigma Sound studios and dubbed ‘plastic soul’ by Bowie himself, this album exudes David’s R&B influences. Production is shared between Visconti, Harry Maslin and Bowie. It...
Diamond Dogs 1974
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Diamond Dogs 1974

February 28th, 2014 | by nick
Though this introduced us to new character Halloween Jack, Ziggy’s influence was still evident in this glam-heavy concept album based on George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. Bowie wanted to make a stage version of the...
Pin Ups 1973
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Pin Ups 1973

February 28th, 2014 | by nick
This, his seventh album, consists of cover versions of some of Bowie’s favourite songs – including The Kinks, The Who and Them – and was the last one working with most of the original Spiders From Mars. It did extremely...
Aladdin Sane 1973
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Aladdin Sane 1973

February 28th, 2014 | by nick
With its iconic lightning bolt and puntastic title, Aladdin Sane introduces a new character or, perhaps more precisely, an evolved Ziggy. David described it as ‘Ziggy goes to America’. Another Bowie/Scott co-production, it is...