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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 16 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 79,751.

David Bowie is ranked number 6 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 208,178.

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

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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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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,933 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:79,751
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,198 votes)
Comments: 199 comments
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Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,127 charts
Rank in 1971:3Rank Score:35,263
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:51
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,500 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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3.

LowUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1977Appears in:918 charts
Rank in 1977:4Rank Score:28,859
Rank in 1970s18Overall Rank:67
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,253 votes)
Comments: 109 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:548 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:12,690
Rank in 1970s46Overall Rank:184
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (854 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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"Heroes"United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1977Appears in:474 charts
Rank in 1977:10Rank Score:8,421
Rank in 1970s73Overall Rank:278
Average Rating:  83/100 (883 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:406 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:7,131
Rank in 1970s89Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  82/100 (777 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:547 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:5,871
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:388
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (861 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1980Appears in:380 charts
Rank in 1980:5Rank Score:5,821
Rank in 1980s53Overall Rank:393
Average Rating:  80/100 (627 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:275 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:4,944
Rank in 1970s113Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  78/100 (574 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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The Man Who Sold The WorldUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1970Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 1970:27Rank Score:2,783
Rank in 1970s182Overall Rank:756
Average Rating:  78/100 (541 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 (676 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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2.Heroes
(from the album "Heroes")
 93/100 (549 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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3.Space Oddity
(from the album Space Oddity)
 93/100 (514 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)
 93/100 (703 votes)
Comments: 10 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 (680 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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6.Five Years
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 92/100 (586 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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7.Ashes To Ashes
(from the album Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps))
 91/100 (290 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.Changes
(from the album Hunky Dory)
 91/100 (541 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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9.Moonage Daydream
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 91/100 (545 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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10.Lazarus
(from the album ★ (Blackstar))
 91/100 (316 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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11.Blackstar
(from the album ★ (Blackstar))
 90/100 (305 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 (590 votes)
Comments: 7 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 (513 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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14.Sound And Vision
(from the album Low)
 90/100 (354 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 (264 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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16.Station To Station
(from the album Station To Station)
 89/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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17.Oh! You Pretty Things
(from the album Hunky Dory)
 89/100 (390 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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18.Lady Stardust
(from the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
 88/100 (469 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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19.I Can't Give Everything Away
(from the album ★ (Blackstar))
 88/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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20.Rebel Rebel
(from the album Diamond Dogs)
 88/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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David Bowie ratings

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91/100 (from 448 votes)
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From quaflam 04/13/2017 22:26
This man was listening to Death Grips at the age of 69.
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From jackbrown8786 04/09/2017 01:18
surprisingly came back with 2 great albums, black star and the next day, there at the end. b4 that though, damn - space oddity, the man who sold the world, ziggy stardust, hunky dory, heroes, station to station, aladdin sane, low, diamond dogs, young americans, lodger, scary monsters, let's dance, outside, heathen - WHAT A CATALOGUE! forget his dozen or so bad albums, he has more classics than almost everybody else. the only solo artist realistically arguably better than bowie is dylan.
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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 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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