David Bowie : Platinum Collection

CD [Cover Art for David Bowie / Platinum Collection] Your Price: $28.71
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Sell date: 11/2005
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International pressing of Bowie's Platinum Collection. The compilation features the cream of the material the star recorded between 1969 and 1987. David Bowie remains impossible to pigeonhole - first there was Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, a White Soul Boy and a Thin White Duke. He went on to invent synth-pop with Tony Visconti and Brian Eno and then disappeared behind the make-up of Pierrot when the New Romantics mixed all of his eras together. And then, he became a truly global megastar in the 80s. This collection contains four UK No. 1s, 15 Top 10, six Top 20 and 14 Top 75 hits; 338 weeks of UK chart history. But David Bowie could never be contained by statistics alone: any collection that contains Starman, the Jean Genie, Fame, 'Heroes', Sound and Vision, Ashes to Ashes, Under Pressure and Let's Dance spells it plainly - this is a collection of some of the greatest and best-known music of the 20th Century by one of it's very finest performers. 57 tracks in total. EMI. 2005.

The Jean Genie
Space Oddity
Ziggy Stardust
John, I'm Only Dancing (Sax Version)
Rebel Rebel
Let's Spend the Night Together
Suffragette City
Oh! You Pretty Things
Velvet Goldmine
Drive-In Saturday
Diamond Dogs
The Prettiest Star
Life on Mars?
Aladdin Sane
The Man Who Sold the World
Rock'N' Roll Suicide
All the Young Dudes
Sound & Vision
Golden Years (Single Version)
Young Americans (Single Version)
John, I'm Only Dancing (Again)
Can You Hear Me
Wild Is the Wind
Knock on Wood (Live)
Tvc 15 (Single Version)
It's Hard to Be a Saint in the City
Look Back in Anger
The Secret Life of Arabia
Beauty & the Beast
Breaking Glass
Boys Keep Swinging
Heroes (Single Version)
Let's Dance (Single Version)
Ashes to Ashes (Single Version)
Under Pressure
Fashion (Single Version)
Modern Love (Single Version)
China Girl (Single Version)
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) (Single Version)
Up the Hill Backwards
Alabama Song (Aufstieg Und Fall Der Stadt Mahagonny)
The Drowned Girl
Cat People (Putting Out Fire) (Single Version)
This Is Not America
Loving the Alien
Absolute Beginners (Single Version)
When the Wind Blows
Blue Jean
Day in Day Out (Single Version)
Time Will Crawl
Underground (Single Version)

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