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David Bowie United Kingdom 

The best album by David Bowie is The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars which is ranked number 20 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 51,559.

David Bowie is ranked number 6 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 129,394.

Members who like this artist also like: The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin.

David Bowie official website: http://www.davidbowie.com

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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:1,201 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:51,576
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,275 votes)
Comments: 126 comments
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2.

Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1971Appears in:703 charts
Rank in 1971:4Rank Score:23,012
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: 86/100 (848 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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3.

LowUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1977Appears in:536 charts
Rank in 1977:5Rank Score:17,479
Rank in 1970s24Overall Rank:87
Average Rating: 84/100 (708 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:7,041
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:241
Average Rating: 83/100 (445 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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5.

"Heroes"United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1977Appears in:253 charts
Rank in 1977:13Rank Score:5,170
Rank in 1970s86Overall Rank:311
Average Rating: 81/100 (477 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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6.

Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:225 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:4,772
Rank in 1970s93Overall Rank:330
Average Rating: 82/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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7.

Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1980Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 1980:5Rank Score:3,822
Rank in 1980s59Overall Rank:422
Average Rating: 80/100 (332 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:3,375
Rank in 1970s120Overall Rank:469
Average Rating: 78/100 (303 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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The Man Who Sold The WorldUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1970Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1970:25Rank Score:2,120
Rank in 1970s169Overall Rank:710
Average Rating: 78/100 (266 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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10.

Space OddityUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1969Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 1969:21Rank Score:1,918
Rank in 1960s80Overall Rank:787
Average Rating: 74/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Overall band rank: 6

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David Bowie best tracks

The best tracks by David Bowie are listed below:

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1.Space Oddity
(from the album Space Oddity)
92/100 (318 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.Life On Mars?
(from the album Hunky Dory)
91/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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3.Heroes
(from the album "Heroes")
91/100 (325 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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4.Ziggy Stardust
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
90/100 (413 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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5.Starman
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
90/100 (417 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.Five Years
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
90/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.Changes
(from the album Hunky Dory)
89/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.Suffragette City
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
89/100 (354 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.Ashes To Ashes
(from the album Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps))
89/100 (161 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Moonage Daydream
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
89/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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11.Heroes
(from the album Changesbowie)
88/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.The Man Who Sold The World
(from the album The Man Who Sold The World)
88/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.Rock & Roll Suicide
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
88/100 (298 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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14.Young Americans
(from the album Young Americans)
88/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Oh! You Pretty Things
(from the album Hunky Dory)
87/100 (202 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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16.Sound And Vision
(from the album Low)
87/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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17.Lady Stardust
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
87/100 (263 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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18.Ashes To Ashes
(from the album Changesbowie)
87/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Soul Love
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
86/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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20.Changes
(from the album Best Of Bowie)
86/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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David Bowie ratings

Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 269 votes)
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David Bowie comments

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From Kuzh69 09/27/2014 00:49
Way ahead of his time !!
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From Ottokar 07/29/2014 15:31
Probably the most influential musician of the 70s - and he managed to produce top level albums later on. Certainly a top 10 artist.
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From TheSmiths82-87 06/02/2014 21:40
David Bowie dominated the 1970's more than Dylan or the Beatles dominated the 1960's. In 10 years Bowie delivered 11 studio albums, 7 or 8 of these were of the highest quality, not to mention his contribution to Lou Reed's Transformer, Raw Power by the Stooges and Iggy's solo albums The Idiot and Lust For Life.
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From Aruji 05/19/2014 00:31
Low is one of the greatest albums of all time.
Aside from that his discography is absolutely stunning. He might be my favorite artist right now.
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75/100
From swhaze 05/01/2014 02:40
I have a good friend who absolutely loves David Bowie, so I put a little more effort into this album. What I found is that I don't really enjoy sitting down and listening to the whole thing from start to finish, I do like mixing in one track at a time while listening to other music.
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From mostlymor 04/25/2014 17:11
A GENIUS! Simply one of the greatest artists of the last century, comparable to Picasso! Probably had the widest influence on pop music since The Beatles and Bob Dylan. And like The Beatles no hyperbole is too much!!
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From bigeyedfish 03/13/2014 00:05
Shocking. Unbelievable. Top 5, if not top 3, for me.
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From Ryanb23 01/03/2014 18:42
He was The Beatles of the 70s, and I'm my opinion even better
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From Siward66 12/08/2013 22:12
One of the few artists to make truly great, cutting edge and influential music for over a decade - and then add to this his influence on other contemporaries, e.g. Lou Reed. Can't not give him 100/100.
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From BraddlesHendo 11/30/2013 10:47
Bowie is without a doubt a genius
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