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09/10/04 07:05 PM
Re: Bowie's Albums: Your Order Of Preference new [re: twister]  

Aladin Sane
Hunky Dory
Scary Monsters
Space Odity
Diamond Dogs
Let's Dance
Young Americans
David Bowie

09/11/04 04:20 AM
Creole new [re: Pedro1986]  

In reply to:


How could I possibly have forgotten that one?

No Refunds

(stardust savant)
09/11/04 05:13 AM
Re: Creole new [re: poorsoul]  

I know it's not that good, but to put it lower than stuff like Tonight is criminal in my opinion.

If at first you don't succeed, it probably wasn't worth doing in the first place

09/11/04 08:46 AM
A new list and the history new [re: NoGame]  

It has been a long time since I updated this list, so I guess I need to slip in both Heathen and Reality. Let's see how that goes.

What else has changed since I made my first list in March 2002? Well, I guess Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) doesn't hold the top position any longer. I guess I have listened to it, too often. Also, Hunky Dory is going lower and lower on the list. Any albums going up? Yea', of course, Buddha is now, in my fandom, well established as one of Bowie's most brilliant albums. Back then, I was still reluctant to mark it higher than the TM albums, because I liked the work of Reeves Gabrels so much. Turns out, I like the work of David Bowie even better (you wouldn't say, would you? ). Anyway, here it is, complete with smileys and all.

In relation to last time: U = up, D = down, 'number' = places it went up or down. 'next number' = position last time. Of course, some entries have gone down because of the adding of two new albums. The shiftings in the top regions are more interesting.

U 1 (02) - 01. Low

U 1 (03) - 02. Earthling
U 3 (06) - 03. "Heroes"
U 1 (05) - 04. Station to Station
D 4 (01) - 05. Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

new entry 06. Heathen
U 6 (13) 07. The Buddha of Suburbia
D 1 (07) 08. Aladdin Sane
same 09. Lodger
D 2 (08) 10. 1. Outside

U 3 (14) 11. Ziggy Stardust
new entry 12. Reality
D 3 (10) 13. Let's Dance
D 10 (04) 14. Hunky Dory
same 15. Diamond Dogs

D 5 (11) 16. Tin Machine
D 5 (12) 17. Tin Machine II
D 1 (17) 18. Young Americans
D 1 (18) 19. The Man Who Sold the World
same 20. Black Tie White Noise

same 21. hours...
D 6 (16) 22. Pin Ups
D 4 (19) 23. Space Oditty
D 2 (22) 24. Tonight
D 2 (23) 25. Never Let Me Down

D 2 (24) 26. David Bowie

Pretty people in Amsterdam!
I'm telling ya. I just got back from America...

David Bowie, Amsterdam 2004

09/11/04 08:52 AM
What kinda fan am I? new [re: EuropeanCanon]  

In reply to:

With due respect to those that on this thread, I really don't give a monkey's toss as regard to who likes what. Similarly, I can't imagine that anybody would be remotely interested in my own Bowie favourite albums either.

I would be interested in your list, even the updates. This thread is really a blueprint of the TW fanbase. In this thread you can find out what kinda Bowie fan / admirer / whatever you want to call it, someone is. I liked reading the post of some of the TW'ers here I hold in high regard, including you, EuropeanCanon. You can seperate the glammers from the experimenters, the pop-lovers from the soul-lovers. On and on. Yea', I really like this thread.

Pretty people in Amsterdam!
I'm telling ya. I just got back from America...

David Bowie, Amsterdam 2004

09/11/04 08:57 AM
List Shuffling new [re: NoGame]  

Very intersting list, NoGame.

"Earthling" on two is a brave move and it's good to see someone share my enthusiasm for "Heathen". "Reality" ahead of "Hunky Dory" and "Diamond Dogs" is pretty unique around here as well. But the Tin Machine output beating "TMWSTW" and "Young Americans" is a bit too much I would say.

And I want to believe
In the madness that calls 'now'

09/11/04 11:19 AM
Re: Aloof is the new black new [re: EuropeanCanon]  

The "Heroes"
1. Outside (1995)
2. Black Tie White Noise (1993)
3. Earthling (1997)
4. Hunky Dory (1971)

Black Tie, Good Noise
5. Space Oddity (1969)
6. The Buddha Of Surburbia (1993)
7. Lodger (1979)
8. "Heroes" (1977)
9. Station To Station (1976)
10. Scary Monsters... And Super Creeps (1980)
11. Low (1977)
12. Aladdin Sane (1973)
13. Diamond Dogs (1974)
14. Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (1972)

Hunky Dory!
15. Reality (2003)
16. Heathen (2002)

17. Tin Machine II (1991)
18. Let's Dance (1983)
19. Tin Machine (1989)
20. Young Americans (1975)

Let Me Down
21. 'hours...' (1999)
22. Tonight (1984)
23. Never Let Me Down (1987)

24. Club Bowie (2003)


Edited by jump93 on 09/11/04 01:00 PM (server time).

09/11/04 12:01 PM
Ranking Dread new [re: Marquis]  

Top of the Pops

1. Young Americans
2. Scary Monsters
3. Heroes
4. Low
5. Ziggy Stardust
6. Diamond Dogs
7. Aladdin Sane

Pretty Money

8. Hunky Dory
9. Space Oddity
10. Let's Dance
11. Station to Station
12. Lodger
13. The Man Who Sold the World
14. Earthling

It's Gettin' Kinda Scrippy

15. Pinups
16. Outside
17. Buddha of Suburbia
18. hours

Way to Ruin My Opinion of You, Dave

19. Heathen
20. Reality
21. NLMD
22. Tonight

Yep. I listened to Let's Dance yesterday. Wow, what a money album. And you know what? Earthling's not bad either. The first half of it, anyway.

In reply to:

Newton: I don't see the point in questioning other people's opinions. You cannot discuss taste and preferences, each man has got different views and opinions.

This could be well one of the definitive Newton posts. What an absolutely stellar mind.

Sadness is for poor people.

09/11/04 12:46 PM
Not that much too much... new [re: EJSunday]  

I guess TMWSTW is an album one cannot really appretiate before having an insane phase in one's life making one doubting the own sanity. so let's just wait for the next versions of that list...

"Have you tried... not being a mutant?"

09/11/04 12:55 PM
Self Control new [re: th0mas]  

Yeah, that must be the problem. And as we both have met NoGame we must admit that he is very unlikely to drift into "an insane phase in one's life making one doubting the own sanity." So that fantastic album may stay beyond him for a very long time. Sad.

And I want to believe
In the madness that calls 'now'

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