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Hunky Dory (2015

Hunky Dory (2015

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Not only did the album boast more folky songs ("Song for Bob Dylan," "The Bewlay Brothers"), but he again flirted with Anthony Newley-esque dancehall music ("Kooks," "Fill Your Heart"), seemingly leaving heavy metal behind. Andy Warhol 8/10 - This song is about Andy Warhol, it isn't a too bad song, but i would say that this song can be a bit boring, cos the chorus is sang all the time. Bowie and the future Spiders officially started work on the new album at Trident Studios in London on 8 June 1971. I was never quite sure what real position Terry had in my life, whether Terry was a real person or whether I was actually referring to another part of me, and I think 'Bewlay Brothers' was really about that. Hunky Dory evokes some of John Lennon’s more acerbic songs, Lou Reed’s swagger, and Donovan’s cosmic musings.

Although now widely acknowledged as one of the best albums of all time, Hunky Dory didn’t make a dent on the U. The stereo recordings info is printed top left and there is a new catalogue number top right in small, bold type where RCA used to be. It seems hard to believe, given the career full of revolutionary and hugely influential stylistic shifts that followed, that this superb record was only David Bowie's fourth. The album received little promotion from RCA due to its unusual cover image and a warning that Bowie would be changing his image for his next album. Hunky Dory has frequently appeared on several lists of the greatest albums of all time by multiple publications.

Life On Mars" and "Quicksand" are symphonic, lyrical masterpieces, works of pop genius by any standards. Tracks like 'Queen Bitch' from this record showcase that shift; as well as proving an important tribute from Bowie to one of his favourites, The Velvet Underground. In the edit page, go to the 'Metadata' tab and add your Juno artist, label or release page for listeners to purchase your release / releases.

The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.Bowie was also without a backing band, as the musicians on The Man Who Sold the World – including its producer and bassist Tony Visconti, guitarist Mick Ronson and drummer Mick Woodmansey – departed in August 1970 due to personal conflicts with the artist. The subdued support accentuates the depth of Bowie's material, whether it's the revamped Tin Pan Alley of "Changes," the Neil Young homage "Quicksand," the soaring "Life on Mars? So, he hired a different manager, began looking for a new label, and turned production reigns over to sound engineer Ken Scott of Abbey Road fame.

All tracks are written by David Bowie, except "Fill Your Heart", written by Biff Rose and Paul Williams. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site, provide personalised content and advertising, analyse our traffic, and ensure you see more of what you love.It was his last album until Low to be presented purely as a sonic artefact rather than a vehicle for the dramatic visual element with which he was soon to make his name as a performer".

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