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Ten David Bowie albums in NME all-time top 500

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on October 23, 2013

 

“Never thought I’d need, so many albums”

 

The latest issue of NME magazine (October 26th), has a cover feature titled: The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time.

The item is introduced thus:

 

The album is an artform by which any act worth caring about wants to be judged. Inside this week's NME, we grant them that pleasure as we rank of the 500 greatest records of all time. Let the arguments begin... 

 

David Bowie’s contributions to the world of popular music are represented by an impressive list of 10 albums (more than any other artist in the list), with a further four he had a major hand in the creation of, aside from mixing duties only on Raw Power.

SPOILER WARNING: Here’s the list with positions.

 

447 Diamond Dogs - David Bowie

381 Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) - David Bowie

329 “Heroes” - David Bowie

296 Let's Dance - David Bowie

230 Aladdin Sane - David Bowie

175 Young Americans - David Bowie

53 Station To Station - David Bowie

23 The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars - David Bowie

14 Low - David Bowie

3 Hunky Dory - David Bowie

 

Related

467 The Idiot - Iggy Pop

217 Lust For Life – Iggy Pop

80 Raw Power – Iggy and The Stooges

72 Transformer – Lou Reed

 

There are comments throughout the article on the majority of the albums therein, with a whole page devoted to Hunky Dory.

If you want to read those comments you’ll be pleased to know that the new-look NME is available now in printed and digital formats. 

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    23 October 2013
    Ten David Bowie albums in NME all-time top 500

     

    “Never thought I’d need, so many albums”

     

    The latest issue of NME magazine (October 26th), has a cover feature titled: The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time.

    The item is introduced thus:

     

    The album is an artform by which any act worth caring about wants to be judged. Inside this week's NME, we grant them that pleasure as we rank of the 500 greatest records of all time. Let the arguments begin... 

     

    David Bowie’s contributions to the world of popular music are represented by an impressive list of 10 albums (more than any other artist in the list), with a further four he had a major hand in the creation of, aside from mixing duties only on Raw Power.

    SPOILER WARNING: Here’s the list with positions.

     

    447 Diamond Dogs - David Bowie

    381 Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) - David Bowie

    329 “Heroes” - David Bowie

    296 Let's Dance - David Bowie

    230 Aladdin Sane - David Bowie

    175 Young Americans - David Bowie

    53 Station To Station - David Bowie

    23 The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars - David Bowie

    14 Low - David Bowie

    3 Hunky Dory - David Bowie

     

    Related

    467 The Idiot - Iggy Pop

    217 Lust For Life – Iggy Pop

    80 Raw Power – Iggy and The Stooges

    72 Transformer – Lou Reed

     

    There are comments throughout the article on the majority of the albums therein, with a whole page devoted to Hunky Dory.

    If you want to read those comments you’ll be pleased to know that the new-look NME is available now in printed and digital formats.