Revisiting my extensive music collection, one artist at a time

Category Archives: DAVID BOWIE

DAVID BOWIE – We Live For Just These Twenty Years

So much has been written & said in the days since we learned that David Bowie had died, and his impact on fans, fellow musicians & pop culture will be … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · 30 Comments

DAVID BOWIE Part 9 – A Better Future / In Conclusion

To this point, David Bowie has only released two studio albums in the 21st century. They’re both worthy additions to his already incredible catalog, but before delving into them I … Continue reading

February 8, 2012 · 21 Comments

DAVID BOWIE Part 8 – Earthlings Outside For Hours (Before Y2K)

In the second half of the previous millennium’s final decade, David Bowie released three studio albums that couldn’t have been more different from one another. One was a dark concept … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · 11 Comments

DAVID BOWIE Part 7 – Welcome To The (Tin) Machine, Black Tie Optional

After the relative lack of commercial and critical success for Never Let Me Down, and the extravagant Glass Spider Tour that followed, it wasn’t surprising that David Bowie decided to … Continue reading

January 26, 2012 · 4 Comments

DAVID BOWIE Part 6 – Major Tom Was A Junkie (Bowie In The ‘80s)

Before I began delving into David Bowie’s back catalog a couple of months ago, I couldn’t say I was completely familiar with any of his albums. I already knew most … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 26 Comments

DAVID BOWIE Part 5 – The Berlin Trilogy (1977-1979)

Between 1977 and 1979, David Bowie released three albums that came to be known as “The Berlin Trilogy.” Despite the fact that only one of them was fully recorded in … Continue reading

January 7, 2012 · 44 Comments

DAVID BOWIE Part 4 – From Plastic Soul To The Thin White Duke

After David Bowie veered away from the glam-rock that defined his Ziggy Stardust era with the release of 1974’s Diamond Dogs (which I revisited for my previous post), he took … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · 10 Comments

DAVID BOWIE Part 3 – He Was Stardust, He Was Golden (or That Lad Was Insane)

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (1972), aka Ziggy Stardust, is the quintessential David Bowie album; the one a new fan would likely check … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · 11 Comments

DAVID BOWIE Part 2 – The Early Long-Hair Years

Two years before David Bowie hit the pop charts and made a name for himself with 1969’s “Space Oddity” (to be discussed below), he released his first album, David Bowie … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 · 15 Comments

DAVID BOWIE Part 1 – Thoughts On An Artist

In the history of popular music, no artist has been more of a chameleon than David Bowie. This applies not just to his appearance (fey long-haired British folkie, Ziggy Stardust, … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · 17 Comments

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