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Old 03-17-2007, 12:51 AM   #16
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I'm surprised at how few of you are mentioning 'Changes'. Isn't it one of his biggest ever hits?
It is.

But Bowie's best stuff has always been album tracks, not singles.
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Old 03-17-2007, 03:48 AM   #17
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1. Stationtostation
2. Heroes
3. Quicksand
4. Cygnet Committee
5. Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet Thing
6. Moonage Daydream
7. The Width Of A Circle
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Old 03-17-2007, 04:02 AM   #18
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Of course 7 is nowhere near enough to do justice the the brilliance of the man, you could go for 7 from each album, others I'd include are,
Absolute Beginners
Time
Lady Grinning Soul
All The Madmen
Janine
Space Oddity
Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud
Sell Me A Coat
Little Bombardier
There Is A Happy Land
Silly Boy Blue
Memory Of A Free Festival 1&2
After All
Ziggy Stardust
Hang Onto Yourself
Lady Stardust
Star
The list is endless,Christ, just go & get all the albums, you won't be disappointed!
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Old 03-17-2007, 04:46 AM   #19
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1. Young Americans - This song's chorus has some cathartic effect on me, I feel better after hearing it. I see I am the only one to include this in their top 7. Oh well, to each their own.


2. Rock N' Roll Suicide - Like it was mentioned about Five Years, this tune has a vocal crescendo at the end that is incredibly powerful.

3. Life on Mars? - This strikes me as Bowie's best musical composition. Not lyrics or emotion, but pure songcraft.

4. Starman - I love how the intro sounds out of tune and wandering, then that drum roll locks the song right into place.

5. Heroes - I hadn't heard the original 6 minute album version until recently, and I was blown away.

6. Slow Burn - Had no idea that was Townshend, but the track rocks. I always listen to this and "Something in the Air" together.

7. Ziggy Stardust - Perfect riff, excellent interplay between the guitars and vocals.
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Five Years
Heroes
Starman
Word on a Wing
Lady Grinning Soul
Cracked Actor
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Old 03-17-2007, 01:26 PM   #21
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OMG I love Bowie!!! My list is in no particular order because I have so many favorites...

Life on Mars?---This song is AMAZING!!!

Ziggy Stardust--- from the moment I started listening to Bowie I couldn't get enough of this song.

Space Oddity--- need I say more?

Cracked Actor---LOVE IT!

Heroes--- "We could be Heroes!"

Diamond Dogs--- So catchy! This song has a way of just putting a smile on my face.

Five Years--- So good!
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2. Rebel, Rebel
3. Young Americans
4. Changes
5. Jean Genie
6. Ziggy Stardust
7. Suffragete City
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I forgot so many songs it's depressing.

Brau's list is completely awesome, especially.
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Old 03-17-2007, 08:31 PM   #24
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1. Moonage Daydream
2. Heroes
3. Be My Wife
4. Kooks
5. Hang On To Yourself
6. Life on Mars
7. Stationtostation
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All change today,

1. How in Gods name I left this gem out yesterday, Always crashing in the same car.
2. Strangers when we meet
3. Teenage wildlife
4. It's no game pt. 1
5. Julie
6. Wild is the wind
7. Seven.
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No love for Magic Dance or Underground?
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Old 03-18-2007, 08:54 AM   #27
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Not really from his best, or most creative period, Underground was OK but the rest of that LP really isn't worthy of his name.
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1. "Heroes"
2. Life on Mars?
3. Starman
4. Queen Bitch
5. Changes
6. Five Years
7. Panic in Detroit
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Ziggy's had a few spins... I think it's going to take a while to get into. Five Years and Lady Stardust were not bad!
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I'll just name one because everyone else has named so many of the best. But I think only one other person named

Sweet Thing

and the reason it's in my top 7 is because of his vocals. It gives me goosebumps.
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