David Bowie - Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (Music CD)

Release Date: 25 September 2015
Artist: David Bowie
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Borrowing heavily from Marc Bolan's glam rock and the future shock of A Clockwork Orange, David Bowie reached back to the heavy rock of The Man Who Sold the World for The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. Bowie's fractured, paranoid lyrics are evocative of a decadent, decaying future, and the music echoes an apocalyptic, nuclear dread. Fleshing out the off-kilter metallic mix with fatter guitars, genuine pop songs, string sections, keyboards, and a cinematic flourish, Ziggy Stardust is a glitzy array of riffs, hooks, melodrama, and style and the logical culmination of glam. Mick Ronson plays with a maverick flair that invigorates the rockers, yet there is also a grand sense of staged drama previously unheard in rock & roll. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Release Date: 25 September 2015
Artist: David Bowie
SKU: 0825646283415