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The Man Who Sold the World

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Brilliant Psychedelic Rock

13 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

9 years, 6 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: The Man Who Sold the World is the third studio album by English rock artist David Bowie. It was originally released in the United States by Mercury Records on 4 November 1970, and then in April 1971 in the United Kingdom. He recorded the album with producer Tony Visconti at Trident Studios in London and Advision Studios in central London. The album's hard rock style was a departure from the largely acoustic music of Bowie's previous self-titled album. Author David Buckley has described that record as "the first Bowie album proper." NME critics Roy Carr and Charles Shaar Murray have said of The Man Who Sold the World ... (more)
Manufacturer: Mercury
Release date: 4 November 1970
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0724352190102 UPC: 724352190102
Tags: 1970 (4), Hard Rock (2), Experimental (1), David Bowie (1), Rock (1), 1970s (1), UK (1), Art Rock (1), Classic Rock (1), Chris (1), Alternative (1), Glam Rock (1), Male Singer/songwriter (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”