Aladdin Sane

Aladdin Sane

LP - 2015
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Publisher: [United States] : Parlophone Records, p2015
Characteristics: 1 audio disc : analog, 33 1 /3 rpm ; 12 in. + 1 book


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Jan 02, 2021

A wonderful hard rock followup to Ziggy Stardust, but this disc is scratched on the first track "Watch That Man."

Jan 09, 2020

in 1972 the city of Seattle inspired David Bowie & Mick Ronson to write the 3rd song on the Aladdin Sane LP called: ''Drive-in Saturday'' ; while traveling by train from Seattle to Phoenix.

Which you can hear David tell you, approximately 33 minutes into this free★podcast from a Ziggy Stardust performance in Cleveland Ohio on November 25th 1972.

this is a gift for every Earthling who boldly says:
"I'm { forever in the Heart of } a Black★Star"

Apr 21, 2019

This album is full of memorable tracks filled with rocking piano over them. I recomend trying this album out! My favorites are Watch That Man, Drive In Saturday, Panic in Detroit, and Let's Spend the Night Together.

bibliosopher Feb 19, 2019

David Bowie’s sixth album and released as his star was rising, the album is hopeful, intriguing and experimental. It holds an important story arc in his musical ascendancy.

Jul 14, 2017

Although the gigantic amount of material that David Bowie recorded means that it's easy for his songs to get lost in the shuffle, this album holds an important place not just in the history of his career but in the development of Anglo-American rock music generally. The singer-songwriter has let loose a manic energy that's as gripping as it's also confusing. Taken just as a rock and roll album, though, the release is fantastic on its own terms. "The Jean Genie" in particular is appropriately remembered from this album as one of Bowie's best singles.

Sep 27, 2016

Aladdin Sane was the sixth studio album by David Bowie, released by RCA Records in 1973. The follow-up to his breakthrough The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, it was the first album he wrote and released from a position of stardom.

Aladdin Sane was described by Bowie himself as simply "Ziggy goes to America"; most of the tracks were observations he composed on the road during his 1972 US tour, which accounted for the place names following each song title on the original record labels. Biographer Christopher Sandford believed the album showed that Bowie "was simultaneously appalled and fixated by America".

(*Watch "Jean Genie" music-video*)

Dec 20, 2014

Aladdin Sane is definitely not one of my favorite David Bowie albums. I found that most of the songs had a somewhat "rushed" feeling to them like Bowie had hastily written them in order to fulfill his contractual obligations through RCA Records.

Released in 1973, Aladdin Sane would be Bowie's 6th offering and it succeeded in confirming his status as a bona fide rock star on both sides of the Atlantic.

Out of the 10 tracks on this vintage, rock'n'roll CD only 3 songs really appealed to me, and they were - The Jean Genie, Watch That Man, and Drive-In Saturday.


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