The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

Release date
21 Aug 2006
Running length
11 tracks
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1 Five Years (1999 Digital Remaster) 4:42 1,299
2 Soul Love (1999 Digital Remaster) 3:33 1,853
3 Moonage Daydream (1999 Digital Remaster) 4:37 1,334
4 Starman (1999 Digital Remaster) 4:13 1,459
5 It Ain't Easy (1999 Digital Remaster) 2:57 1,079
6 Lady Stardust (1999 Digital Remaster) 3:20 1,094
7 Star (1999 Digital Remaster) 2:46 990
8 Hang On To Yourself (1999 Digital Remaster) 2:36 1,103
9 Ziggy Stardust (1999 Digital Remaster) 3:12 1,407
10 Suffragette City (1999 Digital Remaster) 3:23 1,183
11 Rock 'N' Roll Suicide (1999 Digital Remaster) 2:58 1,210

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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 US. The album was eventually certified platinum and gold in the UK and US respectively. The only single from the record, “Starman”, charted at number ten in the UK while peaking at the sixty-fifth spot in the US.

In 1997, Ziggy Stardust was named the 20th greatest album of all time in a Music of the Millennium poll conducted in the United Kingdom by HMV Group, Channel 4, The Guardian and Classic FM. In 1998, Q magazine readers placed it at number 24 and Virgin All-time Top 1000 Albums ranked it at number 11, while in 2003 the TV network VH1 placed it at number 48. It was named the 35th best album ever made by Rolling Stone on their list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2000 Q placed it at number 25 in its list of the 100 Greatest British Albums Ever. In 2004 it was placed at number 81 in Pitchfork Media’s Top 100 Albums of the 1970s. In his 1995 book, “The Alternative Music Almanac,” Alan Cross placed the album in the #3 spot on the list of ‘10 Classic Alternative Albums’. In 2006, the album was chosen by TIME magazine as one of the 100 best albums of all time.

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