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Atmospheric Art

11 years, 8 months ago at Mar 26 5:02
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Interesting piece of art... Bowie was pretty low when he made this album but it doesn't sound depressive.
Well, maybe there's some melancholia and despair in "Warszawa", my favorite track together with "Art Decade".
Very atmospheric, the work of 2 geniuses.
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Description: The first part of a loosely affiliated trilogy (Heroes and Lodger were to follow), Low is in part a synthesis of 1970's disco, funk and New Wave as well as a brave foray in to wordless electronic ambience. The opening salvo of songs and up-tempo instrumentals contains the single "Sound and Vision", which shudders under the archness of Bowie deadpan vocals. Elsewhere, Bowie inhabits the brilliantly starchy European funk of "Breaking Glass" and "Always Crashing in the Same Car". That Bowie found a like mind in the eternally innovative Brian Eno is no surprise; the success of the four instrumental piec ... (more)
Manufacturer: EMI
Release date: 20 September 1999
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0724352190706 UPC: 724352190706
Tags: 1977 (4), 1970s (3), Ambient (2), Pop (2), David Bowie (1), England (1), M (1), Pitchfork 70s (1), Rock (1), Music Mecca 27 (1)
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"The first installment of the Berlin trilogy (Heroes and Lodger would soon follow). The chemically altered Bowie turns in a masterful first half of minimal, artful pop before confounding everyone with the icy, groundbreaking electronica of the second half. Standout track: “Sound and Vision”"


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“Interesting piece of art... Bowie was pretty low when he made this album but it doesn't sound depressive. Well, maybe there's some melancholia and ”

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