David Bowie - "Heroes"
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Based on 5 reviews
1977 Ratings: #22 / 92
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Based on 758 ratings
1977 Ratings: #5
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October 14, 1977 / Release Date
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So for a change I've decided to do something different for this review:


"Heroes" is the 12th studio album by the EXCELLENT, multi-instrumentalist, producer, space oddity, singer-songwriter DAVID BOWIE. This installment to Bowie's immaculate discography continues down the road of experimental, alien, epic art rock masterpieces.

Like I've said before; Bowie's discography is indescribable, unlike any other artist. I STILL ... read more
I feel like with every single Bowie album, David Bowie just keeps topping his best performance yet. It happens over and over again. Maybe it's just because every Bowie album is a completely different mind-blowing experience, or I just keep thinking that. It's awesome.

Yet again, Bowie delivers an experience that can't be matched by any other artist. On "Heroes", David Bowie takes the tactics he used to make Low so good and does it a second time, and the result is an album that while ... read more
With one of the best opening three tracks in Bowie history (maybe since Ziggy Stardust or The Man Who Sold The World), this album may lack the thematic consistency of Bowie's best work, and it does get a little too safe for my personal taste, and does tend to tred on Lows toes a little to hard, but it's Bowie going for his well deserved victory lap. In his eyes, he's seen the horrors of his own life, and now is in a better place. He has become his own personal hero, and his self celebratory pat ... read more
This David bowie guy makes good music

When going through each of Bowie’s records again, I can definitely say that this is one of his masterful moments. The blend of ambient and art rock here is spectacular, and his energy is at an all-time high. Just wow.

Original Score: Good, 70

Although I find the first half of this record a bit underwhelming, I really enjoyed the back half's ambiance. Maybe it didn't click with me right...

Color: Blue
FAV TRACKS: Heroes, Neukoln, Moss Garden, Beauty and the Beast, Sons of the ... read more
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Track List

  1. Beauty and the Beast
  2. Joe the Lion
  3. Heroes
  4. Sons of the Silent Age
  5. Blackout
  6. V-2 Schneider
  7. Sense of Doubt
  8. Moss Garden
  9. Neuköln
  10. The Secret Life of Arabia
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Added on: February 4, 2013