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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 18 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 71,335.

David Bowie is ranked number 6 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 179,130.

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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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1.

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,696 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:71,337
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,909 votes)
Comments: 179 comments
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2.

Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1971Appears in:974 charts
Rank in 1971:3Rank Score:30,961
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:52
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,269 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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3.

LowUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1977Appears in:777 charts
Rank in 1977:5Rank Score:25,253
Rank in 1970s21Overall Rank:74
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,061 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:441 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:10,293
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:208
Average Rating:  84/100 (707 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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5.

"Heroes"United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1977Appears in:383 charts
Rank in 1977:11Rank Score:7,125
Rank in 1970s81Overall Rank:294
Average Rating:  82/100 (733 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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6.

Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:340 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:6,388
Rank in 1970s90Overall Rank:325
Average Rating:  82/100 (642 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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7.

Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1980Appears in:319 charts
Rank in 1980:5Rank Score:5,223
Rank in 1980s56Overall Rank:394
Average Rating:  80/100 (519 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:4,157
Rank in 1970s118Overall Rank:478
Average Rating:  78/100 (471 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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The Man Who Sold The WorldUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1970Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 1970:29Rank Score:2,555
Rank in 1970s183Overall Rank:756
Average Rating:  78/100 (451 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

Space OddityUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1969Appears in:223 charts
Rank in 1969:22Rank Score:2,407
Rank in 1960s81Overall Rank:792
Average Rating:  75/100 (423 votes)
Comments: 24 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)
 93/100 (576 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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2.Heroes
(from the album "Heroes")
 93/100 (465 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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3.Space Oddity
(from the album Space Oddity)
 92/100 (444 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 (603 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 (585 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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6.Ashes To Ashes
(from the album Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps))
 91/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Five Years
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 91/100 (494 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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8.Lazarus
(from the album Blackstar)
 91/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.Changes
(from the album Hunky Dory)
 91/100 (457 votes)
Comments: 6 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 (462 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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11.Blackstar
(from the album Blackstar)
 90/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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12.Heroes
(from the album Changesbowie)
 90/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Suffragette City
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 90/100 (506 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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14.Space Oddity
(from the album Changesbowie)
 90/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Rock & Roll Suicide
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 89/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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16.The Man Who Sold The World
(from the album The Man Who Sold The World)
 89/100 (224 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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17.Sound And Vision
(from the album Low)
 89/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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18.Ashes To Ashes
(from the album Changesbowie)
 89/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Oh! You Pretty Things
(from the album Hunky Dory)
 89/100 (321 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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20.Lady Stardust
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 88/100 (393 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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David Bowie ratings

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90/100 (from 388 votes)
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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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From DeusExMackia 04/07/2016 21:22
I've decided to rewrite my comment on Bowie, mainly because since his passing, I've been through his discography a few times and re-realised just how good an artist he really was.

This is a man who had a quality that no other artist I've yet to hear has possessed. I'm not quite what it is, but I think it's a combination of exceptional attention to detail, careful control of the effect on the audience, personal experimentation, synethesising of different genres and most importantly, bold, defiant and fantastic showmanship. This allowed him to take on so many different styles of music and leave a constant mark of unity that distinguished his work.

The man himself is interesting as the music, and they so regularly came together with his different personas that the sound of his music seemed to embody the character he was conveying. The reflections of himself that built each of those characters were fantastic; the Thin White Duke reflecting his struggles with fame and drugs; Ziggy Stardust embodying the weird and brilliant rock star he was seen as at the time; Berlin Bowie showing his return to normality and search for himself. I could write pages and pages on each of them.

Perhaps most important is that Bowie was always constantly putting maximum effort into what he did. He was enthusiastic and passionate about all of his music and his image, and it shows. I have no doubts in saying that the majority of Bowie's work deserves to be considered as some of the best music that will ever be written; looking at his impact on pop culture alone is enough to justify that, and that's before how many other artists were influenced by him.

In this regard, David Bowie is, simply put, the greatest recording artist of all time. Now, of course, that's a personal opinion and could be challenged by a number of other artists. In fact, truth be told, no one really holds that place. But if I had to put one above the rest, it would be him. Not just for the personal love I have for him and his music, but for the fact that if you were to erase his existence, I couldn't imagine the world being anything like what it is today.
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From Gerard1968 02/19/2016 16:50
Did you know that Dave invented Connect Four? Ummm?
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From Wingman 02/12/2016 22:22
If we look at his whole discography,he doesn't deserve the rating i have decide to give his artistry,but that's not the point. The point is that he is perhaps the greatest "showman" in music,over acts like Michael Jackson and a few other contenders. He displayed so much charisma and at the same time zaniness,that it's pretty much impossible not to adore him. Not to mention that his records from the beginning of the 70s to 1983 are remarkable in their diversity,influentially and most of all greatness. His music will continue to influence modern artist and will definitely still have an impact. To put it simply,he's a legend,a hero.
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From junodog4 01/20/2016 03:58
My kid is going to sleep everynight listening to David Bowie lulabye versions... One can only hope she discovers him before I did. RIP David Jones.
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From nutso42 01/12/2016 02:53
Dang it.
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From BoosterShane 01/11/2016 19:21
His music will continue to change music
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