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Old 05-15-2007, 11:58 PM   #1
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David Bowie

Which Album should I buy first?? I don't have any albums by Mr. Bowie, which do you recommend I buy first?
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Old 05-16-2007, 12:02 AM   #2
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To answer your question:

Ziggy Stardust
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Old 05-16-2007, 01:00 AM   #3
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To answer your question correctly:

Low

If you can't dig this you don't deserve to listen to Bowie.

How's that for smarmy? Not too bad I think.
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Old 05-16-2007, 03:07 AM   #4
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Buy the Stage double live album
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Buy the 1967 Space Oddity/ Man Of Words, Man Of Music album.

Of course "Ziggy Stardust" too.

Often overlooked: the brilliant 90s album "Outside".
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To answer your question correctly:

Low

If you can't dig this you don't deserve to listen to Bowie.

How's that for smarmy? Not too bad I think.
Shut up, please.
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Can we keep this thread nice, please?
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Old 05-16-2007, 10:30 AM   #8
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To answer your question correctly:

Low

If you can't dig this you don't deserve to listen to Bowie.

How's that for smarmy? Not too bad I think.
Come on, man...Low isn't a starter record. My favorite is Station To Station, but I wouldn't recommend that first either.

It's all about Ziggy Stardust.
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Hunky Dory, Ziggy Stardust or Low. You can't go wrong with these!
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Hunky Dory. Every initiation into David Bowie should begin with Life On Mars.
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It's all about Hunky Dory!
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Shut up, please.
that's hardly necessary.

I'd reccomend Low (my favourite Bowie record ever!) Scary Monsters or Hunky Dory. The latter two have his best two songs (Ashes to Ashes and Life on Mars) so you can't go wrong with either of them.
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I don't really buy into the whole "starter record" theory. If an album's good, and you have at least decent taste, you'll like it.

And Low is Bowie's best album. So if Justin has good taste, he should enjoy Low.
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I am planning on buy Low and Ziggy Stardust on my next paycheck.
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Old 05-16-2007, 01:44 PM   #15
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I started off my Bowie collection with Ziggy and it's still my favourite Bowie album.
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