David Bowie The Best of David Bowie (2-CD)

The Best of David Bowie (2-CD)
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Format: CD  (2 Discs)
Item:  VIR 41930
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Virgin Records Us

Entertainment Reviews:

Uncut - 01/03, p.132
5 stars out of 5 - "...This double gathers 39 steps to greatness: all the kinky glam and Berlin angst hits, plus the '80s floor-fillers..."

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Space Oddity
  • 2.The Man Who Sold The World
  • 3.Changes
  • 4.Life On Mars?
  • 5.Moonage Daydream
  • 6.Suffragette City
  • 7.Ziggy Stardust
  • 8.All The Young Dudes
  • 9.The Jean Genie
  • 10.Panic In Detroit
  • 11.Rebel Rebel
  • 12.Diamond Dogs
  • 13.Young Americans
  • 14.Fame
  • 15.Golden Years
  • 16.TVC 15
  • 17.Sound And Vision
  • 18.Heroes
  • 19.DJ

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Ashes To Ashes
  • 2.Fashion
  • 3.Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
  • 4.Under Pressure
  • 5.Cat People (Putting Out Fire)
  • 6.Let's Dance
  • 7.China Girl
  • 8.Modern Love
  • 9.Blue Jean
  • 10.This Is Not America
  • 11.Dancing In The Street
  • 12.Absolute Beginners
  • 13.Time Will Crawl
  • 14.Under The God
  • 15.Jump They Say
  • 16.The Heart's Filthy Lesson
  • 17.I'm Afraid Of Americans (VI)
  • 18.Thursday's Child
  • 19.Slow Burn

Product Description:

Personnel includes: David Bowie (vocals, saxophone, keyboards); Mick Jagger (vocals); The Pat Metheny Group, Queen.
Producers include: Ken Scott, David Bowie, Tony Visconti, Harry Maslin, Paul Buckmaster.
Compilation producers: Nigel Reeve, Jo Brooks.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Personnel includes: David Bowie (vocals, saxophone, keyboards); Mick Jagger (vocals); The Pat Metheny Group, Queen.
Producers include: Ken Scott, David Bowie, Tony Visconti, Harry Maslin, Paul Buckmaster.
Compilation producers: Nigel Reeve, Jo Brooks.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
This edition of BEST OF BOWIE will only be available 12.2.2003-3.31.2004.
Includes bonus DVD.
Personnel includes: David Bowie, Mick Jagger (vocals); Carlos Alomar (guitar); Luther Vandross (background vocals); The Pat Metheny Group, Queen.
Producers include: Nile Rodgers, Gus Dudgeon, Ken Scott, David Bowie, Tony Viconti.
Compilation producers: Nigel Reeve, Jo Brooks, Henry Wrenn Meleck.
Audio Mixers: Dave Ogilvie; David Bowie; Hugh Padgham; Ken Scott ; Mick Ronson; Nile Rodgers ; Tin Machine; Tony Visconti; Bob Clearmountain.
Audio Remixer: Tony Visconti.
Recording information: Nothing Studios, New Orleans, LA.
Photographers: David Bebbington; Starr; Neal Preston; Indrani; Markus Klinko; Brian Ward ; Sukita.
Arrangers: David Bowie; Mick Ronson; Paul Buckmaster.
Ably serving as a substitute for the excellent but out-of-print collection BOWIE: THE SINGLES 1969-1993, the two-CD BEST OF BOWIE serves as an outstanding career-spanning retrospective featuring material from as recent as 2002. Above all reflecting the visionary aptitude of a restless creative genius who switched into different musical guises the way some people change suits, these 38 cuts trace David Bowie's path from space-rock folkie ("Space Oddity") and glam god ("Ziggy Stardust") to blue-eyed soulster ("Young Americans"), and cutting-edge futurist ("Fashion").
21st-century kids might be aware of Bowie via covers by Nirvana ("The Man Who Sold The World") or the Wallflowers ("Heroes"), but it's equally likely they've heard playlist war-horses like '80s alt-pop classics "Let's Dance," "Modern Love," and "China Girl." Not to be missed are this icon's stellar collaborations with a wide range of talent including John Lennon ("Fame"), Queen ("Under Pressure"), Mick Jagger ("Dancing In The Streets"), and The Pat Metheny Group ("This Is Not America"). The latter material rounding out this collection is equally deserving of attention whether it's the howling nihilism of Bowie's group Tin Machine ("Under The God"), a Nine Inch Nails industrial-rock team-up ("I'm Afraid Of Americans [V1]"), or the 2002 reunion with '70s collaborator Tony Visconti ("Slow Burn").

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  • UPC: 724354193026
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