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  • kalel 28 Jun 2011 16:54:18 87,700 posts
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    Razz wrote:
    Stone Love is my favorite track, but I listen to a lot of Bowie, he's an absolute genius

    Soul Love?
  • Deleted user 28 June 2011 16:54:21
    billythekid wrote:
    Earthling was the album I think. I quite like the song Little Wonder from it.

    That rings a bell actually. I'll check out yowtube tonight and confirm.
  • muttler 28 Jun 2011 16:55:29 4,038 posts
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    +1 , Bowie is amazing.
  • kalel 28 Jun 2011 16:56:19 87,700 posts
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    FluffyTucker wrote:
    Let's face it, for every good song there's 5 shit ones

    If you just took his 70s albums in isolation then there's not even nearly true. Most of those albums don't have a bad track.

    In fact I don't think that's actually true for his whole discog.
  • silentbob 28 Jun 2011 16:56:26 28,975 posts
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    HairyArse wrote:
    Didn't Bowie do an electronic/drum and bass album in the mid nineties? I remember hearing and really liking one song, but never investigated it any further.
    Industrial to be specific. He was all over it. And didn't do it very well.

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  • figgis 28 Jun 2011 16:59:36 7,376 posts
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    Bowie's run of albums in the 70's is unmatched.

    Most of his lead vocals were done in one take, with no overdubs.

    Wuzza Wuzza.
  • Razz 28 Jun 2011 17:00:17 61,205 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Razz wrote:
    Stone Love is my favorite track, but I listen to a lot of Bowie, he's an absolute genius

    Soul Love?
    That's the one, I /always/ make that mistake. :D

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  • mal 28 Jun 2011 17:10:53 22,572 posts
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    Spanky wrote:
    Some amusements. "Fatso takes his own life, he blows his stupid brains out."
    That Cornish ditty is excellent - how did I not see that at the time. And of course, Stella Street is an all time classic, though more for Mick&Keef than Bowie.

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  • stephenb 28 Jun 2011 17:16:34 2,738 posts
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    I like sound & vision, rebel rebel and eh..thats about it :(

    He is someone I would like to like more of his stuff but don't.

    Think my dad wrote me out of his will when I told him that.

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  • dutchspeededup 28 Jun 2011 17:54:00 4,393 posts
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    Today I have mainly been listening to Low.

    I heart Bowie. I'm off out in a bit, and I think Hunky Dory will accompany me.
  • Jmek 28 Jun 2011 18:15:09 1,328 posts
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    I'm sinking in the quicksand of my thoughts....and I aint go the power any more!

  • Deleted user 28 June 2011 18:21:16
    Good thread, Bowie is indeed God!

    Fiancée fancies him. But I don't mind as I probably would. Everyone is happy.
  • warlockuk 28 Jun 2011 18:23:52 19,171 posts
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    Mick Ronson ftw

    I'm a grumpy bastard.

  • kalel 28 Jun 2011 18:27:06 87,700 posts
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    mowgli wrote:
    Good thread, Bowie is indeed God!

    Fiancée fancies him. But I don't mind as I probably would. Everyone is happy.

    He's bi as well, so it's all good.
  • Deleted user 28 June 2011 18:56:39
    something I can agree with kalel on
  • caligari 28 Jun 2011 19:06:01 17,057 posts
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    I think that The Labyrinth soundtrack is one of the greatest things in the world of all things film-related.

    In fact, I'd have to say that it's my favourite Bowie 'album' - with Hunky Dory a close second.
  • Deleted user 28 June 2011 19:09:08
    caligari wrote:
    I think that The Labyrinth soundtrack is one of the greatest things in the world of all things film-related.

    In fact, I'd have to say that it's my favourite Bowie 'album' - with Hunky Dory a close second.
    Yup, this.
  • caligari 28 Jun 2011 19:13:14 17,057 posts
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    It's a shame that Bowie never recorded an 'Unplugged' album. It would have been great to hear a more chilled acoustic version of some of his biggest hits.
  • morriss 28 Jun 2011 19:17:49 70,997 posts
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    He isn't as good without Ronson, but amazing nonetheles.
  • nickthegun 28 Jun 2011 19:28:40 59,945 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    mowgli wrote:
    Good thread, Bowie is indeed God!

    Fiancée fancies him. But I don't mind as I probably would. Everyone is happy.

    He's bi as well, so it's all good.

    I heard he shagged Mick jagger

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  • Dirtbox 28 Jun 2011 19:37:22 78,210 posts
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    caligari wrote:
    It's a shame that Bowie never recorded an 'Unplugged' album. It would have been great to hear a more chilled acoustic version of some of his biggest hits.
    BBC Sessions is about as close as it gets. Lots of acoustic in there.

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  • Dougs 28 Jun 2011 19:43:57 67,757 posts
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    Those BBC Sessions are ace, by most artists
  • coda 29 Jun 2011 22:23:35 1,868 posts
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    I've been listening to lots of Bowie recently. This is how I'd rate the albums I own and my favourite song off of each album -

    Station To Station (Station To Station)
    Low (Subterraneans)
    Space Oddity (Letter To Hermione)
    Lodger (Fantastic Voyage)
    Hunky Dory (Oh You Pretty Things)
    Young Americans (Right)
    Tonight (Loving the Alien)
    Diamond Dogs (We Are the Dead)
    The Man Who Sold The World (Black Country Rock)
    "Heroes" (Neukoln)
    The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust (Five Years)
    Scary Monsters (Ashes to Ashes)
    Let's Dance (Modern Love)
    Pin Ups (Here Comes The Night)
    Heathen (Sunday)

    That run of albums starting with Diamond Dogs and ending with Low was definitely him at his peak in my opinion, it's probably blasphemy, but I really can't stand anything off of "Heroes". His glam rock stuff had it's moments too, but 90% of it sounds really naff and dated now.

    How would everyone here rate the Bowie albums they own?
  • ecureuil 29 Jun 2011 22:26:21 76,815 posts
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    I don't think I've ever seen these forums so in agreement over something.
  • trip919 29 Jun 2011 22:36:04 2,271 posts
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    It's just the truth is all....
  • Ged42 29 Jun 2011 23:20:04 7,732 posts
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    Bowie+Tesla= Upstaging Bale, Jackman and Caine.
  • Dougs 8 Jan 2013 20:49:50 67,757 posts
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    Only heard it once, but encouraged by the new single imo.
  • LockeTribal 8 Jan 2013 20:59:43 4,515 posts
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    He sounds really old on it, but good to see him back making music.
  • jonsaan 8 Jan 2013 21:32:54 25,352 posts
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    Why? He's making music to please himself. Not you and I. More power to him I say.

    FCUTA!

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