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David Bowie|The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars  (2012 Remaster)

The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (2012 Remaster)

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 and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. Constructed as a loose concept album about an androgynous alien rock star named Ziggy Stardust, the story falls apart quickly, yet 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 rockers like "Suffragette City," "Moonage Daydream," and "Hang Onto Yourself," while "Lady Stardust," "Five Years," and "Rock 'n' Roll Suicide" have a grand sense of staged drama previously unheard of in rock & roll. And that self-conscious sense of theater is part of the reason why Ziggy Stardust sounds so foreign. Bowie succeeds not in spite of his pretensions but because of them, and Ziggy Stardust -- familiar in structure, but alien in performance -- is the first time his vision and execution met in such a grand, sweeping fashion.
© Stephen Thomas Erlewine /TiVo

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1
Five Years (2012 Remaster)
00:04:43

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Bolder, Bass - Woody Woodmansey, Drums, Percussion

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

2
Soul Love (2012 Remaster)
00:03:34

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Saxophone, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Bolder, Bass - Woody Woodmansey, Drums, Percussion

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

3
Moonage Daydream (2012 Remaster)
00:04:40

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Saxophone, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Bolder, Bass - Woody Woodmansey, Drums, Percussion

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

4
Starman (2012 Remaster)
00:04:14

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Saxophone, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Bolder, Bass - Woody Woodmansey, Drums, Percussion

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 1972, 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

5
It Ain't Easy (2012 Remaster)
00:02:57

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron - Rick Wakeman, Harpsichord - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Saxophone, Vocals, MainArtist - RON DAVIES, Writer - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Dana Gillespie, Backing Vocals - Trevor Bolder, Bass - Woody Woodmansey, Drums, Percussion

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

6
Lady Stardust (2012 Remaster)
00:03:21

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Saxophone, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Bolder, Guitar - Woody Woodmansey, Drums, Percussion

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

7
Star (2012 Remaster)
00:02:47

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Saxophone, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Bolder, Bass - Woody Woodmansey, Drums, Percussion

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

8
Hang on to Yourself (2012 Remaster)
00:02:39

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Bolder, Bass - Woody Woodmansey, Drums

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

9
Ziggy Stardust (2012 Remaster)
00:03:13

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Saxophone, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Bolder, Bass - Woody Woodmansey, Drums, Percussion

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 1972, 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

10
Suffragette City (2012 Remaster)
00:03:28

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Saxophone, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Bolder, Bass - Woody Woodmansey, Drums, Percussion

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 1972, 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

11
Rock 'n' Roll Suicide (2012 Remaster)
00:02:58

Mick Ronson, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron - Ray Staff, Remastering Engineer - David Bowie, Producer, Guitar, Programmer, Saxophone, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist - Ken Scott, Producer, MixingEngineer, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Bolder, Bass - Woody Woodmansey, Drums, Percussion

© 2015 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Co, LLC ℗ 2012 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

Album Description

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 and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. Constructed as a loose concept album about an androgynous alien rock star named Ziggy Stardust, the story falls apart quickly, yet 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 rockers like "Suffragette City," "Moonage Daydream," and "Hang Onto Yourself," while "Lady Stardust," "Five Years," and "Rock 'n' Roll Suicide" have a grand sense of staged drama previously unheard of in rock & roll. And that self-conscious sense of theater is part of the reason why Ziggy Stardust sounds so foreign. Bowie succeeds not in spite of his pretensions but because of them, and Ziggy Stardust -- familiar in structure, but alien in performance -- is the first time his vision and execution met in such a grand, sweeping fashion.
© Stephen Thomas Erlewine /TiVo

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