David Bowie



David Bowie

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1962
Born
January 8, 1947 in London
Location
London, United Kingdom
A.K.A.
David Robert Jones
Biography
David Bowie (birth name David Robert Jones) was an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He was born on January 8, 1947 in Brixton, London and died of liver cancer at age 69 on 10 January 2016 in his New York City apartment. He passed two days after the release of his 27th album, Blackstar. Bowie has been active in the music industry since 1962 and had sold 100 million records worldwide. Bowie's music general sits in the rock/pop domain, although he is a musical innovator with a highly varied discography. He is also known for his baritone voice and androgynous appearance. Bowie's ground-breaking fifth album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972) was ranked by Rolling Stone as the 35th greatest album ever made. His 'Berlin trilogy' of albums, Low, Heroes, and Lodger, all reached the top five in the UK and are critically acclaimed to this day. His commercial peak came in 1983 with the release of Let's Dance, which featured several hit singles, including the title track, Modern Love and China Girl.

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Lazarus

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Girl Loves Me

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Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Legacy (The Very Best of David Bowie)

Legacy (The Very Best of David Bowie)

David Bowie November 11, 2016

21 Tracks

Legacy

Legacy

David Bowie November 11, 2016

21 Tracks

Lazarus

Lazarus

David Bowie October 21, 2016

19 Tracks

Who Can I Be Now? 1974-1976

Who Can I Be Now? 1974-1976

David Bowie September 23, 2016

76 Tracks

Back in Anger

Back in Anger

David Bowie February 26, 2016

15 Tracks

Space Oddity: F.M. Broadcast 1983

Space Oddity: F.M. Broadcast 1983

David Bowie February 26, 2016

19 Tracks

We Prick You

We Prick You

David Bowie February 12, 2016

15 Tracks

2000-06-25: Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, UK

2000-06-25: Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, UK

David Bowie January 16, 2016

21 Tracks

Blackstar

Blackstar

David Bowie January 8, 2016

7 Tracks

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