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ALADDIN SANE

David Bowie

 

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3.86 | 355 ratings

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Chris S
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5 stars Another classic Bowie album, another metamorphosis and giant leap forward in new directions. David Bowie reinventing himself or repurposing for want of a better word on the Aladdin Sane release. Vibrant energetic sounds so influential to progressive sounds in the 70's and 80's. I often think of Bowie and the Beatles as similar in terms of creative output affecting music either subconcously or consciously respectively. Therefore Bowie being a much more subtle influence on his musical peers. Aladdin Sane carried so much clout that it carries the essential tag and IMO always will. The album kicks off with the Watch That Man immediately showing that this guy mean't business and the album gets better and better. Check out Drive In - Saturday and Prettiest Star. It also goes without saying that the Jean Genie is probably the next most famous song alongside Space Oddity and dare I say - China Girl. As I said this is essential listening.
Chris S | 5/5 |

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