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Aladdin Sane (album) by David Bowie

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Aladdin Sane
Aladdin Sane by David Bowie (1973)
Overall rank: 325th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 977 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 10 albums of 1973 (9th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1970s (87th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (325th)

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David Bowie bestography

Aladdin Sane is ranked 7th best out of 66 albums by David Bowie on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by David Bowie is The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars which is ranked number 15 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 95,595.

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Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 977 votes)
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85/100
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From Brandon8
A mostly straight ahead rock album with tracks such as Watch That Man, Panic In Detroit, Cracked Actor, Lets Spend The Night Together, The Jean Genie some experimental with a touch of campiness. This is another essential Bowie album.
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From Smith
I keep changing my view on this album, sometimes I think it’s ok and other times I think it’s pretty good. Musicianship is very good,and their is a theatrical touch to some of the songs.
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100/100
Ziggy in America! As Bowie himself told us. Bowie very influenced on this album by The Stones. Lady Grinning Soul is an underrated classic. Deserves more attention. Drive in Saturday and Jean Genie are great singles. Again Mick Ronson deserves a lot of credit for his contributions. A hugely enjoyable album with an iconic cover.
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70/100
It lacks overall originality and attitude of his previous albums, still "Lady Grining Soul" is an underrated gem.
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80/100
I'm a big Bowie fan and weirdly never paid attention to this album. Weirdly and wrongly! It has a mega rock sound! And Mike Garson killing it!
Also the production is great and the songs are well crafted.
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85/100
From Ashmark
This album maybe an 80 but the jazz piano solo on the title track is phenomenal and deserves an extra 5 points. Really, it is just sick!
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95/100
Tra rock alla Stones, una cover degli stessi Stones ed una gemma glam come "The prettiest star", spicca l'hit "The Jeangenie". A me però più di tutte è sempre piaciuta "Time"...
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75/100
I really enjoy listening to this album. I love the honky tonk syle piano on 'Time', it blends with the vocals perfectly. 'The Prettiest Star' and 'Panic in Detroit' along with the title track and Jean Genie are personal favourites. There is a great variety of musical styles held within this album which isn't apparent on the first listen.
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90/100
From Crumpet
This album would be exceptional if not for Jean Genie and the cover of Let's Spend the Night Together which bring it down (Bowie's strange insistence to do dreadful covers brought down many of his albums until he finally got it right with Wild is the Wind on Station to Station).
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Best Tracks: Time, The Jean Geenie, Let's Spend The Night Together
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Best Albums of 1973
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
3. Quadrophenia by The Who
4. Innervisions by Stevie Wonder
5. Selling England By The Pound by Genesis
6. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
7. Raw Power by Iggy And The Stooges
8. Band On The Run by Paul McCartney & Wings
9. Aladdin Sane by David Bowie
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14. The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle by Bruce Springsteen
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16. Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock
17. Closing Time by Tom Waits
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