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Similarly, the music is just as divided, featuring traces of glam set appositionally against funky moments, making for a rather eclectic mix. Bowie committed to a massive decision in choosing to sack the Spiders from Mars band, opting to play guitar and produce himself. It was around this period that Bowie began abusing cocaine to such an extent that his colleagues became worried about his declining physicality and wild personality swings.
Reports surfaced of his obsessive, control-freak nature in the studio, where he would scream at those who attempted to speak whilst he was working. It captured an artist mid-evolution, baring witness to his first steps away from the past, and as such, it remains an intriguing listen. An album of many firsts, Diamond Dogs features a small platter of sparkling Bowie classics, and even with its flaws, the overall experience shapes up as a fabulous, nightmarish ride through a grim and terrified vision of a dystopian future.
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On side two, we kick off with the slow and passionate "Rock 'n' Roll With Me," an organ-y number that probably would have been better on an album with fewer mid-tempo and slow numbers though hearing it after "Rebel Rebel" is a bit of a startbut that I'm still glad is here.
I don't really know how much emotional sincerity actually went into making this song, but ehn, you gotta take what Slippin Into Addiction - Diamond Dogs (7) - Libido (CD can get with Bowie. A couple of tracks later is "," the album's main highlight, where David decides the best genre for a song about the definitive bleak future political tale is The combination of the wah-wah's, and the twilight zone synth lines in the beginning and end, and the over-the-top blaxploitation strings, and the epic deep backing harmonies, and the great hook of "In who could ask for more " is mind-boggling, and it makes me wish more of the album hit these heights.
And finally, "Big Brother" starts off a little slow cool 70's keyboard-based introduction notwithstandingand I don't love the verse melody, but the "Please Savior, Savior, show us Shame that the song is immediately followed by the "Every Circling Skeletal Family" song. Overall, I like a good portion of the album, but it's just a drag to try and make it all the way through it in one sitting.
Make sure you hear the best stuff here, however that may be, but don't worry about the remainder. Even though Mick Ronson had already departed from the band, he is definitely present in spirit on Diamond Dogs.
What we get here is just another rehash of the ideas that felt old even with the release of Aladdin Sanebut that might be because I like my bands and artists to show signs of progress and improvement with every new release. With Diamond DogsBowie was pretty much grasping at straws and even though Young Americans is considered to be an even weaker release, at least it pushed Bowie further away from his Ziggy Stardust persona.
This is really not the case with this album. The whole concept that Bowie was going for is pretty ridiculous even by his standards but at least, this time around, it's not as clear as it was on the two previous albums.
The only standout moment that we get here comes in the form of the straightforward rocker Rebel Rebel which would remain in Bowie's repertoire for many years to come. The rest of the material on side one is decent but is in no way near the Album) off Ziggy Stardust. Side two is where the album slowly starts to roll downhill. By the way, is it just me or does the track sound very much like the title track from Rick Wakeman's album with the same name?
They do share a similar groove, but I still happen to prefer Wakeman's take just for his keyboard arrangements. In conclusion, you might find this album interesting if you've enjoyed Aladdin Sane but other than that, skip this release all together. David Bowie was smart enough to realize that this approach wouldn't win him any new ground and so he swiftly shifted things in a new direction with the next release. The inclusion of funk influences in prefigures Bowie's transformation into a plastic soul robot on Young Americans, and overall the album captures Bowie breaking free of the glam rock model he'd established for himself to take in a wider range of musical influences.
I think it might be the best album he produced until Scary Monsters. I tend to not care for lyrics and will not therefore comment on them but if you're interested, there's something to be found here, Slippin Into Addiction - Diamond Dogs (7) - Libido (CD.
I appreciate the concept in a musical way, it is possible to feel how it is all connected and follows some logic. This is overall pretty good and original despite a number of songs I could do without.
Distopian-ish classic rock. Probably not having enough time to write new material after becoming famous in the wake of Ziggy and Aladdin Sane, Bowie first released 'Pin-Ups'. But obviously he was under pressure to come up with a new original album, while also getting wrapped up in the rich'n'famo The Spiders have been disbanded.
The cover album has been made. Bowie now had the world at his feet, begging for more. What was Bowie going to do The original idea behind this album was to make a concept stage show of the book '' by George Orwell. At the ti Diamond Dogs is Bowie's deepest album. It has an interesting concept and many new sounds while still continuing the nihilistic apocalyptic themes of the Ziggy era.
The glam trash style is still there on the title track and "Rebel Rebel" but you can hear Bowie moving on from his earlier works. In odd album. Part Bowie-part Enoeque Roxy Music-part pure rock and roll. Odd, but great. Along with Ziggy Stardust, this is my favorite of the Bowie catalog. A very dark album with end of the world undertones and themes.
There are great rock tracks here such as Diamond Dogs and Rebel Rebel, a This album is largely skipped over in the David Bowie catalogue, and that is understandable. It's a bit of a strange one. It is, first, a transitional album of sorts. It contains a similar sound to the glam-rock of Bowie's past, while also giving us hints of his soul period yet to come, main This is a very interesting album from Bowie, and I have listened to it a lot recently.
Here David cleverly jumps off the glam rock wagon just before it crashes, that's not to say there are no traces of glam here though. An interesting feature of this album is that Bowie plays most of the instrume This is an independent Bowie without The Spders from Mars.
Now,that sounds bad but really this Slippin Into Addiction - Diamond Dogs (7) - Libido (CD an enjoyable album. This album opens with the creepy ''Future Legend'',which is a spoken word intro. It fades into the rocking title track.
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As far as can be determined, ALL known existing covers quite likely were in this original batch of samples, ALL of which passed through one man Slippin Into Addiction - Diamond Dogs (7) - Libido (CD happened to be in charge of printing at RCA in This man is now retired and has two copies remaining of this incredibly rare artifact.
This auction is for one of them. When this item is sold, I will post the last existing known copy. Fiore quoted in the above article is the owner of this item! I will be my pleasure to provide additional photos of specific areas of the cover if you wish to see more than what I've shown in this post. These were usually first pressing lps that were used as guidelines for subsequent reprints, which is why many of them were never played.
Some of them have typesetting marks on them I mention them when they're theremany of them are promo copies, all of them were stored with great care. Please bid with confidence that you are getting an lp that has so far lived a very quiet life
Sep 11, · Recorded during the Diamond Dogs sessions as a possible duet with Lulu. Recorded in November during the early stages of the Diamond Dogs sessions. Demo for the proposed Nineteen-Eighty-Four musical. Edit of the track appearing on the K-Tel released compilation The Best Of Bowie (NE ) in /5(94). David Bowie fired the Spiders from Mars shortly after the release of Pin Ups, but he didn't completely leave the Ziggy Stardust persona behind. Diamond Dogs suffers precisely because of this -- he doesn't know how to move forward. Originally conceived as a concept album based on George Orwell's , Diamond Dogs evolved into another one of Bowie's paranoid future nightmares. DIAMOND DOGS rare vinyl lp records & albums & cd albums & cd singles & 7" record / 7 inch single DIAMOND DOGS music discography titles.
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Diamond Dogs is a music studio album recording by DAVID BOWIE (Prog Related/Progressive Rock) released in on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. This page includes Diamond Dogs's: cover picture, songs / tracks list, members/musicians and line-up, different releases details, free MP3 download (stream), buy online links: amazon, ratings and detailled reviews by our experts, collaborators and /5(15). An original copy of the extremely rare Bowie "Diamond Dogs" album with the "Genitals Cover." This is by far the rarest and most sought after Bowie collectible, as well as one of the rarest records in the world. This album was issued with the dog's genitals airbrushed out, but some early covers were distributed by RCA Records salesmen for.
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But Diamond Dogs was the first Bowie album since The Man Who Sold The World that seemed to use the studio as a musical instrument; it was a return to the Sgt Pepper-esque mood of experimentation that the recording had been approached with (and that . * Items below may differ depending on the release. Review Released at the tail end of Bowie's Glam phase, Diamond Dogs features one of his biggest hits, "Rebel Rebel." The rest of the album is not considered his best work, but it does have some nasty guitar work despite the .
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