David Bowie - Reality
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Based on 11 reviews
2003 Ratings: #188 / 281
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Based on 171 ratings
2003 Ratings: #137
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September 16, 2003 / Release Date
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The shit this man was up to in the 2000's comes off as PUTRID compared to what he could do in the 70's
David Bowie's final 2000s release is kind of a mixed bag for me. I thought that overall it was a decent album, but this really could have been one of his best releases to date but was ruined by a few poor decisions.

So, when this started I was having a good time with. It wasn't anything particularly special, but all of the beginning tracks were just so catchy and lovable, and the writing is - as usual with Bowie - really good. New Killer Star, Pablo Picasso and Never Get Old were all really ... read more
Following Bowie's previous album Heathen in 2002, Bowie released Reality, an album sort of in the same vain as Heathen. The sound is relatively the same (despite this one sounding a bit dated) and they were released one year apart from each other. Since Heathen was really good, this must live up to that, right?


Don't get me wrong, there are some great tracks hidden through here. The first 3 tracks, specifically. New Killer Star is a great way to start off this album, as it's catchy, ... read more
”Reality” presents some solid writing from Bowie, but it’s weighed down by some poor production choices.

Fav Tracks: Bring Me the Disco, New Killer Star, Reality, Fall Dog Bombs the Moon, Never Get Old

Least Fav Track: Days


David Bowie was an anime man all along! I FUCKING KNEW IT!

Bowie has got to be one of the most inconsistent artists ever... lmao. Take that as a good or bad thing.

Color: Green
FAV TRACKS: Pablo Picasso, New Killer Star, Rebel Rebel, Never Get Old, Looking for Water, Try Some Buy Some
LEAST FAV: She’ll Drive the Big Car, Days
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Track List

  1. New Killer Star
  2. Pablo Picasso
  3. Never Get Old
  4. The Loneliest Guy
  5. Looking for Water
  6. She'll Drive the Big Car
  7. Days
  8. Fall Dog Bombs the Moon
  9. Try Some, Buy Some
  10. Reality
  11. Bring Me the Disco King
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Added on: January 8, 2013