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Old 05-16-2018, 04:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default MB Bowie Classics: "Hunky Dory"



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Old 05-16-2018, 04:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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the only Bowie album I like start to finish

unassailable you might say
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Nothing is unassailable. I've said that before, but only because I mean it.
Call it unassailable and I will immediately be tempted to assail it.
Looking at the Bowie Album Trajectory (BAT) so far, I'll probably like Hunky Dory, but it's the principle, damn it!
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Very strong album.

Really developed his sound on this one. There were a couple moments on previous albums where you could hear a bit but this one I think he nailed it.

Songwriting massively improved as well.

Giving it a 5.

I don't like the artwork for it though.
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Nothing is unassailable. I've said that before, but only because I mean it.
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Looking at the Bowie Album Trajectory (BAT) so far, I'll probably like Hunky Dory, but it's the principle, damn it!
Haven't you heard it??
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Haven't you heard it??
Not yet. I'm more familiar with a bit of later era Bowie.
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I think you will like it a lot.
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depends on whether you grade with the curve being some hypothetical perfect album that I personally couldn't imagine

or whether you grade based on a curve from your previous experience with music

Hunky Dory would be an album that sets my expectations for what consists of a good album to begin with
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depends on whether you grade with the curve being some hypothetical perfect album that I personally couldn't imagine

or whether you grade based on a curve from your previous experience with music

Hunky Dory would be an album that sets my expectations for what consists of a good album to begin with
No, I wouldn't even grade like that on a normal 10 scale. Normally, I just consider albums that I like a hell of a lot 10's.

And in this thread, I'm just grading on a scale where 1 is Bowie's worst material and 5 is his best.

If I had to grade these albums after what I like in music in general, there would probably be very few top scores, if any. I'm not a huge Bowie fan - at least not yet.
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His first truly classic album. Damn right it's a 5.
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