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The best album by David Bowie is The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars which is ranked number 17 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 76,923.

David Bowie is ranked number 6 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 198,668.

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David Bowie best albums

The following albums by David Bowie are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,859 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:76,924
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,095 votes)
Comments: 192 comments
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2.

Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,080 charts
Rank in 1971:3Rank Score:34,236
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:49
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,430 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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3.

LowUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1977Appears in:865 charts
Rank in 1977:4Rank Score:27,572
Rank in 1970s19Overall Rank:68
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,185 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:504 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:11,861
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:190
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (804 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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5.

"Heroes"United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1977Appears in:433 charts
Rank in 1977:11Rank Score:7,813
Rank in 1970s80Overall Rank:293
Average Rating:  83/100 (838 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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6.

Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:385 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:6,824
Rank in 1970s90Overall Rank:329
Average Rating:  82/100 (736 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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7.

Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1980Appears in:355 charts
Rank in 1980:5Rank Score:5,434
Rank in 1980s55Overall Rank:408
Average Rating:  81/100 (594 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:4,759
Rank in 1970s114Overall Rank:456
Average Rating:  79/100 (543 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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BlackstarUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:489 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:4,447
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:483
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (776 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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10.

The Man Who Sold The WorldUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1970Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 1970:28Rank Score:2,713
Rank in 1970s183Overall Rank:761
Average Rating:  78/100 (516 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Overall band rank: 6

This may not be a complete discography for David Bowie. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

David Bowie best tracks

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1.Life On Mars?
(from the album Hunky Dory)
 94/100 (642 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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2.Heroes
(from the album "Heroes")
 93/100 (521 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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3.Space Oddity
(from the album Space Oddity)
 93/100 (495 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.Starman
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 92/100 (677 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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5.Ziggy Stardust
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 92/100 (653 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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6.Five Years
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 91/100 (560 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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7.Ashes To Ashes
(from the album Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps))
 91/100 (277 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.Changes
(from the album Hunky Dory)
 91/100 (514 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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9.Lazarus
(from the album Blackstar)
 91/100 (290 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.Moonage Daydream
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 91/100 (518 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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11.Blackstar
(from the album Blackstar)
 91/100 (281 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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12.Suffragette City
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 90/100 (563 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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13.Rock & Roll Suicide
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 90/100 (488 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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14.Sound And Vision
(from the album Low)
 90/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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15.The Man Who Sold The World
(from the album The Man Who Sold The World)
 89/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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16.Heroes
(from the album Changesbowie)
 89/100 (159 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Oh! You Pretty Things
(from the album Hunky Dory)
 89/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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18.Station To Station
(from the album Station To Station)
 89/100 (199 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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19.Lady Stardust
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 88/100 (441 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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20.I Can't Give Everything Away
(from the album Blackstar)
 88/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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David Bowie ratings

Average Rating: 
91/100 (from 428 votes)
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From Liedzeit 01/09/2017 16:06
This may be an eccentric position but I think Bowie reached his peak in 1969. I love his early recordings. Please, Mr. Gravedigger. London Boys. Uncle Arthur. Space Oddity would have been his best Album even without the title track. And I do like his later stuff as well up unto Low. After that he still had fine moments, but like many great artists he had to rely on hard core fans to sell his later works. If Tonight would have been his debut no one would have taken notice.
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From Daydreamer 01/07/2017 00:38
Absolutely one of a kind. The greatest larger than life rock star ever.
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From rliberty 01/06/2017 16:15
A man who had nearly as many different sounds as the number of albums he made, and he created a ton of albums. Though a few of them were misses (specifically in the mid to late eighties, in my opinion), the great albums in his discography do more than enough to make up for those few missteps.
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From Jonathanai 01/04/2017 16:50
Amazing song writter and singer, but he was not a great live performer.
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From PeterSmith 11/27/2016 20:28
Without doubt Bowie was an exceptional song writer, artist and singer - a great and unique showman. We largely remember him for his work up to and including Let's Dance in 1983. But if you cut him off due to those dodgy 80's commercial albums then you miss a great recovery starting with glimpses in Outside in 95 - I have not been to Oxford Town is superb.
Hours in 1999 has some tracks as good as any he did before - Thursday's Child and Something in the Air being a case in point. And Reality in 2003 is as near good an album as any in the 70's with his two last albums singles being the best to offer from there.
If Bowie never had any stuff up to 1993 then he would still be regarded as an exceptional artist, so if you haven't tuned into the new(er) stuff then you are missing out on some vintage Bowie with some individual tracks to rival Life on Mars and Starman.
Thanks Bowie - "bye bye everybody, we love you"
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From souplipton 09/04/2016 21:26
David Bowie was a genius, and one who was uniquely difficult to pin down. He reinvented himself every 5 years or less, creating one the most diverse catalogs in the history of rock music. His music was always different, but very importantly, this wasn't Bowie adjust to the styles of the days, this was always Bowie adjusting the styles to his own vision, or occasionally creating the styles of the day. His understanding of the power of image led him to be an icon for more than just his music, but to me, he will always be a god for his ability to push every boundary, and not be contained by what was expected of him. His music was always incredible and never stale, a rare combination in music. He was a true rock god, one of the few.
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From nitomano 08/24/2016 13:57
Un genio musical que siempre supo reinventarse hasta el final
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From ricco94 07/02/2016 14:08
He was huge in the 70s, I'm not a big fan of his work in the 80s, but he never made bad. A great artist
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From WideAwake38 05/10/2016 16:30
I always thought the two most underrated songwriters ever are Alice Cooper and David Bowie. Bowie was a genius.
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From 100IDream 05/02/2016 13:31
I'm ably one of the few that is less into the songsongs like 'Ashes to Ashes', but Hunky Dory and Ziggy are among the greatest albums ever released. His style of music, including his songwriting and voice, was so ahead of its time. Personal favourite tracks are Life On Mars and Ziggy Stardust.
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