What I learned from re-listening to David Bowie’s entire discography

I’ve done a more than a few Bowie lists on by blog, so it’s no surprise that I absolutely bloody love the man. He was a beautiful soul, with creativity and flair oozing out of every artistic endeavour, and hardly a day goes by where I feel saddened by his tragic passing a few yearsContinue reading “What I learned from re-listening to David Bowie’s entire discography”

“Blackstar” – Songs Ranked

When “The Next Day” hit the scene in 2013, everyone was glad that Bowie had made his return – but it had hardly made a dent in the pop culture landscape. Bowie needed to go bigger and better for his last album, and against all odds he produced one of the greatest albums of allContinue reading ““Blackstar” – Songs Ranked”

“The Next Day” – Songs Ranked

After a tragic heart-attack on the “Reality” tour, the world wasn’t really sure if Bowie would ever return. There had been no news for a decade, and as far as anyone knew, Bowie’s days of music-making were long gone. Luckily for them, and the world at large, Bowie made a hugely unexpected return in 2013Continue reading ““The Next Day” – Songs Ranked”

“Reality” Songs Ranked

“Reality” is … fine. I’ve never really been a huge fan of this album, and to be honest my opinion barely changed with a couple of re-listens. There are definitely some great ones on here, don’t get me wrong, but there are just too many bland fillers for my liking. How would I rank thisContinue reading ““Reality” Songs Ranked”

“Heathen” Songs Ranked

This album was the start of Bowie’s twilight years – the subject matter had become quite moody and melancholic, and somehow you get the feeling that Bowie knew his time was up on this planet. Does that make this album dreary and boring? Absolutely not. This is a huge breath of fresh air after aContinue reading ““Heathen” Songs Ranked”

“Hours…” Songs Ranked

*yaaaawwwn* There’s not much to say really, it’s “Hours…” – there’s a reason everyone has forgotten about this Bowie album since its release. It’s not necessarily a bad album, but my goodness is it sooooo booooring. How would I rank these unremarkable songs? You can check out some of my related Bowie lists below: BadContinue reading ““Hours…” Songs Ranked”

“Earthling” Songs Ranked

To be honest, I wouldn’t be surprised if 90% of the people who listened to this album hated it. It’s effectively just a drum and bass album, and I could see it getting on a lot of people’s nerves. Luckily for me, I actually quite like the electronic / drum and bass style that BowieContinue reading ““Earthling” Songs Ranked”

“1. Outside” Songs Ranked

Bowie fans widely consider this album to be the start of his “Creative Renaissance”, and I can definitely see why – the sheer boldness and brashness of the songwriting is nothing short of sensational at times, and you can tell Bowie is enjoying his craft again. That being said, I wouldn’t necessarily consider this aContinue reading ““1. Outside” Songs Ranked”

“Buddha of Suburbia” Songs Ranked

Yes! Finally! I finally get to rank the songs on my least favourite Bowie album! Granted, after a re-listen this isn’t as bad as I thought … but it’s still pretty bad. This was the soundtrack to a TV show, and whilst there’s an argument to be made that this shouldn’t be included in hisContinue reading ““Buddha of Suburbia” Songs Ranked”

“Black Tie White Noise” Songs Ranked

After a long hiatus (“Never Let Me Down” was almost universally panned, and almost killed Bowie’s career entirely), “Black Tie White Noise” was a triumphant (to an extent) return for the Thin White Duke. This is an album that would most likely come in the bottom half of most Bowie fan’s rankings (or at leastContinue reading ““Black Tie White Noise” Songs Ranked”