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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars is a 1972 concept album by English rock musician David Bowie. It peaked at number five in the United Kingdom and number 75 in the United States on the Billboard Music Charts. A concert film of the same name directed by D.A. Pennebaker was released in 1973.

Upon its release on 6 June 1972, Ziggy Stardust reached number five in the UK and number seventy-five in the… read more



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  • Avatar for badsadness
    The best.
  • Avatar for miguelsanhueza
    Masterpiece [2]
  • Avatar for Aries494
    Moonage Daydream & Soul Love, underrated classics.
  • Avatar for Alchedoc
    Ziggy Stardust for leader of the world!
  • Avatar for Shityes
    Fantastic, he sings with so much emotion in every single song it gives me goosebumps, I love this album.
  • Avatar for KingFahtah
    Gary Glitter was the king of glam rock. Or that dude with the hat, forget his name...
  • Avatar for GoatUser
    I am assuming that Frostdotice is confusing "phase" with the deregatory definition (as something silly that you just "outgrow") when it really just means a stage in a certain developing process. It's true, though - Bowie was the heart and soul of glam. Once he decided to do other things the public no longer had any interest in what glam had to say.
  • Avatar for MattAzathoth
    Even if I prefer his more experimental albums, this album is a masterpiece on its own.
  • Avatar for Abe-X
    v It is still undeniable that you can easily divide Bowie's career into many phases, and If you have listened to his albums, you would easily understand that MisterJunior's comment is using the correct term when saying phase.
  • Avatar for FrostdotIce
    MisterJunior - Glam rock phase?!?!?! He was glam rock! He may have inspired every type of sound out there in todays world, but he will be considered the god of Glam music

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