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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (album) by David Bowie 

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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie (1972)
Overall rank: 17th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 2,009 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 1972 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 1970s (5th)
Top 20 albums of all time (17th)

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Ziggy Stardust the Motion Picture by David Bowie RCA REcords 1983 Vinyl Glam
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David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust - The Motion Picure. Original Japanese 1983 2 x LP
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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars is ranked as the best album by David Bowie.

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From albumceleste 11/01/2016 02:05
Incredibly good album and very consistent.
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From Thad 10/04/2016 21:02
My personal favorite Bowie album.
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From acolabella 09/20/2016 16:47
David Bowie's best album
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From discojets1 09/07/2016 00:38
The album that got me into Bowie
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From F1Aaron 09/04/2016 03:16
Classic album, sometimes why I didn't get to this record sooner. So many great tracks Rock N' Roll Suicide, Moonage Daydream, Ziggy Stardust, Five Years. I mean this is a good place to start if you're getting into Bowie. I most certainly going to continue on with other classics like Aladdin Sane, Low, or Scary Monsters.
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From souplipton 07/31/2016 22:44
Really good album, but easily not his best album. His work in the late 70s is superior, as is Hunky Dory. Several incredible stand-out tracks, but much of the rest of the album is just mediocre.
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From LimpLimbs 06/25/2016 08:35
My favourite Bowie-album. The music and the topic make it very enjoyable.
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From JonMusicMan5 06/23/2016 17:54
Music is a funny thing, it is subjective, yet some albums so clearly reach a level of greatness and genius that so few can touch. This is one. It is glorious and timeless. RIP Bowie, your impact on this world cannot be put into words.
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From xMUSICSNOBx 06/22/2016 20:57
Was never a huge Bowie fan until hearing this record. It completely changed my opinion on him as a whole, I will probably do some more listening soon.

Incredibly consistent album full of glorious 70's Rock. I enjoyed every second of it. Nothing negative I can really say. Killer record.
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From TheSmiths82-87 06/17/2016 10:06
For many years my favourite Bowie album was Hunky Dory and it is still neck and neck with Ziggy, but really I could've chosen quite a few; Aladdin Sane is not a million miles behind Ziggy or Hunky for quality, and Station To Station does not have a bad song on it and we also have the Berlin trilogy.

But we have Ziggy, which of course is a fine collection of songs, the title track, the classic single in Starman and the energy in every other track here is a wonderful thing, a special mention must go to Mick Ronson for his work here too.
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