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The Man Who Sold the World

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Brilliant Psychedelic Rock

11 years, 8 months ago at Mar 26 4:59
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This album is very inspiring, it rocks, has peaceful psychedelics, theatrical...
Absolutely essential if you have a mind.
Best songs: "Saviour Machine", "Width of a Circle", "All the Madmen" "Running Gun Blues", "She shook me cold", "After All".
The Beatles and The Stones are simple jokes compared to this.

The Man Who Sold the World

7 years, 7 months ago at May 8 5:14
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With his self-titled debut, David Bowie was going for a singer-songwriter vibe, albeit one with a slightly strange, fairy dust quality. He was smart enough to dismiss that idea and embrace his inner weirdo with The Man Who Sold the World, a heavy album that really made the Velvet Underground and Stooges influences prevalent.

The loud guitars, smart wordplay and gender-fuck cover se... read more
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Description: With 1970's The Man Who Sold the World, David Bowie set aside his pop and singer-songwriter aspirations and headed in a harder-rocking direction. Producer Tony Visconti provided a thick, dense setting with guitarist Mick Ronson playing the role of guitar hero to Bowie's megalomaniac frontman; think Keith Richards and Mick Jagger sprinkled with fairy dust. The new approach flowered on Hunky Dory, but the outline for the master plan is here. The title track, "The Width of a Circle," and "All the Madmen" are essential Bowie, as he slips from cryptic to straightforward, celebratory wordplay. --Rob O'Connor Albu ... (more)
Manufacturer: Virgin Records Us
Release date: 4 November 1970
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0724352190102 UPC: 724352190102
Tags: 1970 (4), Art Rock (1), Chris (1), Alternative (1), Classic Rock (1), Experimental (1), Male Singer/songwriter (1), Rock (1), 1970s (1), David Bowie (1), UK (1), Hard Rock (1)
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“This album is very inspiring, it rocks, has peaceful psychedelics, theatrical... Absolutely essential if you have a mind. Best songs: "Saviour Mac”


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