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David Bowie remains impossible to pigeonhole - first there was Ziggy Stardust, then Aladdin Sane, a White Soul Boy and a Thin White Duke. He went on to invent synth-pop with Tony Visconti and Brian Eno and then disappeared behind the make-up of Pierrot when the New Romantics mixed all of his eras together. And then, he became a truly global megastar in the 80s.
This collection contains four UK No. 1s, 15 Top 10s, six Top 20s and 14 Top 75 hits; 338 weeks of UK chart history. But David Bowie could never be contained by statistics alone: any collection that contains 'Starman', 'The Jean Genie', 'Fame', 'Heroes', ‘Sound and Vision’, 'Ashes To Ashes', 'Under Pressure and 'Let's Dance' spells it plainly – this is a collection of some of the greatest and best-known music of the 20th Century by one of its very finest performers.
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Disc One - 1969 - 1974
??1. The Jean Genie ??2. Space Oddity ??3. Starman ??4. Ziggy Stardust ??5. John, I'm Only Dancing ??6. Rebel Rebel ??7. Let's Spend The Night Together ??8. Suffragette City ??9. Oh! You Pretty Things ??10. Velvet Goldmine ??11. Drive-In Saturday ??12. Diamond Dogs ??13. Changes ??14. Sorrow ??15. The Prettiest Star ??16. Life On Mars? ??17. Aladdin Sane ??18. The Man Who Sold The World ??19. Rock 'N' Roll Suicide ??20. All The Young Dudes
Disc Two - 1974 - 1979
??1. Sound And Vision ??2. Golden Years ??3. Fame ??4. Young Americans ??5. John, I'm Only Dancing (Again) ??6. Can You Hear Me ??7. Wild Is The Wind ??8. Knock On Wood [Live] ??9. TVC 15 ??10. 1984 ??11. It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City ??12. Look Back In Anger ??13. The Secret Life Of Arabia ??14. DJ ??15. Beauty And The Beast ??16. Breaking Glass ??17. Boys Keep Swinging ??18. Heroes
Disc Three - 1980 - 1987
??1. Let's Dance ??2. Ashes To Ashes ??3. Under Pressure ??4. Fashion ??5. Modern Love ??6. China Girl ??7. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) ??8. Up The Hill Backwards ??9. Alabama Song ??10. Drowned Girl ??11. Cat People (Putting Out Fire) ??12. This Is Not America ??13. Loving The Alien ??14. Absolute Beginners ??15. When The Wind Blows ??16. Blue Jean ??17. Day-In Day-Out ??18. Time Will Crawl ??19. Underground