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  1. There's very little of his I don't like. No harm in starting with the hits. There is one compilation I had as a teenager called ChangesBowie that was great. The and hits compilations likewise. Albums: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust is superb as is Hunky Dory.
  2. One of David Bowie's most astonishing songs, a masterpiece of fragmented thought and displaced vision, "Life on Mars?" was originally released on 's Hunky Dory album, but came to greater attention when it was issued as a single in spring as the Zig-machine cruised toward its .
  3. " Life on Mars? " is a song by English singer-songwriter David Bowie. It was first released on his album Hunky Dory and later released in as a single. The song has cryptic lyrics by Bowie and prominent piano by Rick Wakeman. As a single, "Life on Mars?"B-side: "The Man Who Sold the World".
  4. Rick Wakeman had worked with David Bowie on ‘Space Oddity’ and was considered one of the most reliable – and busiest – session keyboardists in England. His presence on Hunky Dory did much to influence the sound of the album, leading to a set of mainly acoustic, piano-led songs in contrast to the heavy rock of The Man Who Sold The World.
  5. ‘The Bewlay Brothers’ Hunky Dory was David Bowie’s first major creative breakthrough, and saw the coming together of his band the Spiders From Mars. With songs including ‘Life On Mars?’ and ‘Changes’, the album remains one of his best-loved works. Hunky Dory gave me a fabulous groundswell.
  6. "Life On Mars" originates here, plus there's "Oh You Pretty Things" and "Quicksand" and the LOU REED tribute "Queen Bitch". That last alone is worth the price of admission. Released in , a year of many talented singer/songwriters, it was the trendsetter's record of the year. It certainly is DAVID's /5(1).
  7. Jul 22,  · On July 22nd, , David Bowie finally released his new single, what is arguably his magnum opus, the brilliant ‘Life On Mars’. Despite the track featuring on the album Hunk Dory almost two years prior, the world was happy to receive the new release for one of the greatest songs that Bowie ever masterminded.
  8. Hunky Dory, an Album by David Bowie. Released in on RCA Victor (catalog no. LSP; Vinyl LP). Genres: Glam Rock, Pop Rock, Art Rock.

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