David Bowie - No Plan
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 129 ratings
2017 Ratings: #304
January 8, 2017 / Release Date
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Columbia / Label
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80
The Independent

This EP draws together his performances from the Lazarus soundtrack, in effect adding a neat postscript to Blackstar, with “Lazarus” itself forming the bridge.

70
Exclaim!

No Plan will largely appeal to those who weren't as up to date on every detail of Lazarus and its soundtrack, leaving little of note for those who were.

60
AllMusic

If these songs don't feel like a surprise -- they're very much worthy outtakes from Blackstar -- they nevertheless provide a bittersweet coda to Bowie's 21st century comeback.

JustSomeGuy
72
All this talk of David Bowie is making me want to binge through his discography for, like, the fifth time, so I figured I'd spend the next few days talking about the few Bowie albums that I have yet to review. First up is the final collection of previously unheard songs in his discography, the No Plan EP.

No Plan consists of the amazing Lazarus, which is still one of the best songs I have ever heard, and three more tracks which were written and recorded for Blackstar but were scrapped for ... read more
MinatoArisato
70
Some pretty good tracks, Kinda makes me wish the song No Plan actually made it onto Blackstar.

Best Track: No Plan
Worst Track: Killing a Little Time
Plats
83
I'm not usually that fond of posthumous releases but the three unreleased recordings from the "Lazarus" Broadway musical are pretty damn solid.

No Plan: 9.5
Killing a Little Time: 8.5
When I Met You: 7

Score:
8.3
Great
Stardust
75
The very last gift that Bowie sent us. Pretty good songs.
luisdelrey2016
80
✔ “Killing a Little Time" and “When I Met You”
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Track List

  1. Lazarus
  2. No Plan
  3. Killing a Little Time
  4. When I Met You
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Added on: January 7, 2017