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Hunky Dory (2015

Hunky Dory (2015

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It was only after the breakthrough of Ziggy Stardust in mid-1972 that Hunky Dory became a commercial success.

This song is good i think, the piano work, the lyrics, the chorus, its just brilliant, worth a listen too. Produced by Ken Scott, and recorded at Trident Studios in London, the album includes many of Bowie’s greatest moments such as ‘Changes’ ‘Life on Mars? The song "Andy Warhol" is a tribute to American artist, producer, and director Andy Warhol, [19] who had inspired Bowie since the mid-1960s and was described by him as "one of the leaders" of "the media of the streets, street messages". In 1999, the original album was rereleased on CD through Virgin/EMI with 24-bit digitally remastered sound. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic describes it as "a kaleidoscopic array of pop styles, tied together only by Bowie's sense of vision: a sweeping, cinematic mélange of high and low art, ambiguous sexuality, kitsch, and class".The critical success of the album prompted Mercury to send Bowie on a promotional radio tour of the US in February 1971. Already owning Hunky Dory on vinyl and knowing that picture discs do not provide the best sound quality this picture disc was purchased for display as a collectors item and particularly for the poster. M (Mint): The record itself is in brand new condition with no surface marks or deterioration in sound quality. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Biographer Paul Trynka states that the record marked a "new beginning" for the artist and that has a "freshness" to it that all of Bowie's previous studio albums lacked, primarily because when making his previous albums, Bowie was working to satisfy record executives.

The lyrics reference the teachings of the occultist Aleister Crowley and his Golden Dawn and the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, particularly with the lines "the homo superior", "the golden ones" and "homo sapiens have outgrown their use". Pegg summarises the lyrics as Bowie "holding a mirror to his face" just as he is about to achieve stardom. The same year, Consequence of Sound ranked the album number 18 on their list of the 100 greatest albums of all time. Muito bem produzido, conta com excelentes músicos como Mick Ronson e Rick Wakeman (que entraria logo em seguida para o Yes. K. release of Changes as a single, HUNKY DORY will be issued as a limited edition 50th anniversary picture disc, featuring the 2015 vinyl remaster and a poster featuring the annotated back cover image of the album.Here the bar code is on a sticker attached to the outer shrink wrap meaning it's very easily removed. Mick Ronson's guitar is pushed to the back, leaving Rick Wakeman's cabaret piano to dominate the sound of the album.

Following the success of the single, Defries sought to extricate Bowie from his contract with Mercury, [2] [3] which was set to expire in June 1971. Doggett states that the song "was written about a lack of inspiration and as a means of accessing it".

Yet Hunky Dory ranks alongside Ziggy Stardust, Low, and Scary Monsters as one of Bowie's finest and most consistent albums. Condition - This item is in Excellent condition or better (unless it says otherwise in the above description). Holy Holy", recorded in November 1970 and released as a single in January 1971, was a commercial flop.



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