David Bowie

The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (Limited, 180 Gram) (LP)

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Limited 180 gram vinyl LP pressing. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars is the fifth studio album by David Bowie, which is loosely based on a story of a fictional rock star named Ziggy Stardust. The album tells the story of Ziggy, a rock star who acts as a messenger for extraterrestrial beings. The album, and the character of Ziggy Stardust, was known for it’s glam rock influences and themes of sexual exploration and social commentary. These factors, coupled with the ambiguity surrounding Bowie’s sexuality and fuelled by a ground-breaking performance of “Starman” on Top of the Pops led to the album being met with controversy and since hailed as a seminal work. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars has been consistently considered one of the greatest albums of all time, with Rolling Stone magazine ranking it the 35th greatest ever.

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Limited 180 gram vinyl LP pressing. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars is the fifth studio album by David Bowie, which is loosely based on a story of a fictional rock star named Ziggy Stardust. The album tells the story of Ziggy, a rock star who acts as a messenger for extraterrestrial beings. The album, and the character of Ziggy Stardust, was known for it’s glam rock influences and themes of sexual exploration and social commentary. These factors, coupled with the ambiguity surrounding Bowie’s sexuality and fuelled by a ground-breaking performance of “Starman” on Top of the Pops led to the album being met with controversy and since hailed as a seminal work. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars has been consistently considered one of the greatest albums of all time, with Rolling Stone magazine ranking it the 35th greatest ever.

Tracklist

A1 Five Years 4:42
A2 Soul Love 3:34
A3 Moonage Daydream 4:40
A4 Starman 4:10
A5 It Ain’t Easy 2:58
B1 Lady Stardust 3:22
B2 Star 2:47
B3 Hang On To Yourself 2:40
B4 Ziggy Stardust 3:13
B5 Suffragette City 3:25
B6 Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide 2:58

Additional information

Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 1 in
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1 review for The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (Limited, 180 Gram) (LP)

  1. Michael Niespodzany

    Widely considered David Bowie’s greatest album out of his expansive and versatile discography. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust is essential listening for any music enthusiast. The album not only cemented Bowie’s status as an international rock star but also had a considerable impact on the direction of rock music throughout the 70s.

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