Great addition to anyone's music collection. DAVID BOWIE 'LEGACY' released on November 11 2016 collects together some Bowies finest singles from his first hit, 1969s Space Oddity through to the final singles Lazarus and I Cant … Young Americans represents the point in Bowie’s career where it became apparent he could take virtually any musical genre and bend it to his will. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. As usual with Station to Station, the chaos of its creation (“a cocaine frenzy,” according to guitarist Carlos Alomar) isn’t reflected in the finished product: it’s perfectly poised and confident. I like a bit of Bowie but I never realised how many songs of his were his. [5], ^shipments figures based on certification alone, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, "New David Bowie greatest hits album 'Bowie Legacy' set for release", "David Bowie Singles Collection Bowie Legacy Announced | Pitchfork",,, Australian Recording Industry Association, "David Bowie Chart History (Canadian Albums)", " – David Bowie – Legacy", "Album Top 40 slágerlista – 2013. After a decade spent courting the mainstream, Bowie clearly intended Outside to be seen as a grand artistic statement. What more could you ask for, at this bizarre, unnerving and outlandish time, than a roundup of the greatest hits of one of the most bizarre, unnerving and outlandish musicians of all time, Thu 19 Mar 2020 16.01 GMT A white British rock star adopting the breezy, sumptuous sound of Philly soul shouldn’t have worked at all, but it did, to life-affirming effect. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. There’s a sense in which the final track on Reality, the last album he made before his decade-long “retirement”, would have worked perfectly as Bowie’s farewell: a beautiful, weary, uncertain and elegiac rumination on the 70s, set to Mike Garson’s distinctive piano, which shifts from hypnotic to spiky and surprising. Joe the Lion defies explication. The album's contents are mostly identical to the two-disc edition of Bowie's previous greatest hits album Nothing Has Changed. Anyone inclined to view pop’s past through rose-tinted glasses should note it was kept off No 1 by Jimmy Osmond’s Long-Haired Lover From Liverpool. The Rise and Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (180 Gram Vinyl), The Singles 1969 to 1993 -- Featuring His Greatest Hits. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Bought as a gift for my Son In Law who has just discovered his music, and he absolutely love it. Legacy (The Very Best of David Bowie) (also known as Bowie Legacy) is a greatest hits album by English musician David Bowie, released on 11 November 2016 through Sony Music Entertainment in the US and Warner Music Group in the UK and several territories. That was no fault of the album’s title track, a propulsive, compelling strut that is simultaneously sensual and dark, as evidenced by its troubling opening cry: “This ain’t rock n’ roll, this is … genocide!”. As it turned out, he was just getting started.