David Bowie

David Bowie

Space Oddity

Space Oddity

The Man Who Sold The World

The Man Who Sold The World

Hunky Dory

Hunky Dory

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars

Aladdin Sane

Aladdin Sane

Pin Ups

Pin Ups

Diamond Dogs

Diamond Dogs

Young Americans

Young Americans

Station To Station

Station To Station

Low

Low

Heroes

Heroes

Lodger

Lodger

Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

Let’s Dance

Let’s Dance

Tonight

Tonight

Never Let Me Down

Never Let Me Down

Tin Machine

Tin Machine

Tin Machine II

Tin Machine II

Black Tie White Noise

Black Tie White Noise

The Buddha Of Suburbia

The Buddha Of Suburbia

1. Outside

1. Outside

Earthling

Earthling

‘hours…’

‘hours…’

Heathen

Heathen

Reality

Reality

The Next Day

The Next Day

Black Star

Black Star

Bowie Legacy
Bowie Legacy

Legacy timeline 1969 - 2016

In over fifty years from his very first recordings right through to his last album Blackstar, David Bowie was at the vanguard of contemporary culture as a musician, artist, icon and a constant influence on generations of writers, artists and designers. He was, and remains to be, a unique presence in contemporary culture.

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1967
JUN
David Bowie

David Bowie

June 1967

Design: Gerald Fearnley - Photography
Released: June 1967
Label: Deram UK, Deram US
Producers: Mike Vernon

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1969
JUL
NOV
Space Oddity

Space Oddity

November 1969

Design: David Bowie/CML33 - Design concept
Vernon Dewhurst - Front cover photograph and artwork based on 'CTA 25 Neg™' by Victor Vasarely
George Underwood: Back cover illustration Width Of A Circle
Released: November 1969
Label: Philips UK, Mercury US
Producers: Tony Visconti, except Space Oddity, Gus Dudgeon, Space Oddity only

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1970
NOV
The Man Who Sold The World

The Man Who Sold The World

November 1970

Design: Mike Weller - Illustration (US)
Keef (Keith MacMillan) - Photography (UK)
Witt (Hamburg) - Design (Germany)
Released: November 1970
Label: Mercury US, Mercury UK, Mercury Germany, RCA
Producers: Tony Visconti

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1971
DEC
Hunky Dory

Hunky Dory

December 1971

Design: Brian Ward - Photography
Terry Pastor of Main Artery - Colouring
Released: December 1971
Label: RCA
Producers: Ken Scott, David Bowie

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1972
JAN
APR
JUN
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars

June 1972

Design: Brian Ward - Photography
Terry Pastor of Main Artery - Colouring
Released: June 1972
Label: RCA
Producers: Ken Scott, David Bowie

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NOV
1973
APR
Aladdin Sane

Aladdin Sane

April 1973

Design: Brian Duffy - Photography
Brian Duffy/Celia Philo/Philip Castle - Design/Artwork
Released: April 1973
Label: RCA
Producers: Ken Scott, David Bowie

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JUN
SEP
OCT
Pin Ups

Pin Ups

October 1973

Design: Justin de Villeneuve - Front cover photograph
Twiggy - Twig The Wonderkid on front cover
Pierre Laroche - Front cover makeup masks for Twig and Bowie
Mick Rock - Back cover photography/design
Ray Campbell - Pinups front cover lettering
Released: October 1973
Label: RCA
Producers: Ken Scott, David Bowie

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1974
FEB
MAY
Diamond Dogs

Diamond Dogs

May 1974

Design: Guy Peellaert - Cover illustration with reference to Bowie photograph by Terry O'Neill
Leee Black Childers - Inner gatefold photographic montage
Released: May 1974
Label: RCA US, RCA
Producers: David Bowie

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1975
FEB
MAR
Young Americans

Young Americans

March 1975

Design: Eric Stephen Jacobs - Photography
Released: March 1975
Label: RCA
Producers: Tony Visconti, Across The Universe and Fame produced by David Bowie/Harry Maslin

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JUL
NOV
1976
JAN
Station To Station

Station To Station

January 1976

Design: Steve Schapiro - Photography
Released: January 1976
Label: RCA
Producers: David Bowie, Harry Maslin

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1977
JAN
Low

Low

January 1977

Design: Steve Schapiro - Photography
Released: January 1977
Label: RCA
Producers: David Bowie, Tony Visconti

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FEB
SEP
OCT
Heroes

Heroes

October 1977

Design: Masayoshi Sukita - Photography
Released: October 1977
Label: RCA
Producers: David Bowie, Tony Visconti

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1979
APR
MAY
Lodger

Lodger

May 1979

Design: Derek Bosshier and David Bowie
Brian Duffy - Photography
Released: May 1979
Label: RCA
Producers: David Bowie, Tony Visconti

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1980
AUG
SEP
Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

September 1980

Design: Edward Bell - Illustration/artwork
Brian Duffy - Photography
Released: September 1980
Label: RCA
Producers: David Bowie, Tony Visconti

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OCT
1981
OCT
1983
MAR
APR
Let’s Dance

Let’s Dance

April 1983

Design: Mick Haggrety
Greg Gorman - Photography
Derek Boshier - Illustration
Released:April 1983
Label:EMI
Producers: David Bowie, Nile Rodgers

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MAY
SEP
1984
SEP
Tonight

Tonight

September 1984

Design: Mick Haggerty - Illustration/Design
Released: September 1984
Label: EMI
Producers: David Bowie, Derek Bramble, Hugh Padgham

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1985
FEB
AUG
1986
MAR
1987
APR
Never Let Me Down

Never Let Me Down

April 1987

Design: Greg Gorman - Photography
Mick Haggerty - Art direction and design
Released: April 1987
Label: EMI
Producers: David Bowie, David Richards

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1989
MAY
Tin Machine

Tin Machine

May 1989

Design: Masayoshi Sukita - Photography
Released: May 1989
Label: EMI
Producers: Tin Machine, Tim Palmer

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1991
SEP
Tin Machine II

Tin Machine II

September 1991

Design: Reiner Design Consultants, Inc.
Illustration - Edward Bell
Photography - Sally Hershberger
Released: September 1991
Label: London/Victory
Producers: Tin Machine, Tim Palmer

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1993
MAR
APR
Black Tie White Noise

Black Tie White Noise

April 1993

Design: Reiner Design Consultants, Inc.
Nick Knight - Photography
Peter Gabriel - Session photography
Released: April 1993
Label: BMG/Arista
Producers: David Bowie and Nile Rodgers

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NOV
The Buddha Of Suburbia

The Buddha Of Suburbia

November 1993

Design: Original UK release - Photography John Jetford/BBC
Original US release and world reissue - Photography Frank Ockenfels 3
Released: November 1993
Label: UK - BMG/Arista , US - Virgin
Producers: David Bowie and David Richards

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1995
SEP
1. Outside

1. Outside

September 1995

Design: Album Design & Image Manipulation - Denovo
Album Cover Concept - David Bowie and Denovo
Photography - John Scarisbrick
Front Cover Painting - "Head of DB" (11"x11") acrylic on canvas 1995 by David Bowie
Released: September 1995
Label: Arista/BMG/RCA
Producers: David Bowie/Brian Eno/David Richards

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1996
FEB
1997
JAN
FEB
Earthling

Earthling

February 1997

Design: Art Direction - David Bowie
Design and computer imaging - David De Angelis
Portrait photos - Frank Ockenfels
Video stills and Kirlian photo of crucifix - David Bowie
Union Jack jacket - David Bowie and Alexander McQueen
Released: February 1997
Label: BMG/RCA
Producers: David Bowie, Mark Plati, Reeves Gabrels

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OCT
1999
SEP
OCT
‘hours…’

‘hours…’

October 1999

Released: October 1999
Label: Virgin
Producers: David Bowie, Reeves Gabrels

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2002
JUN
Heathen

Heathen

June 2002

Released: June 2002
Label: ISO/Columbia
Producers: David Bowie, Tony Visconti

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SEP
2003
SEP
Reality

Reality

September 2003

Released: September 2003
Label: ISO/Columbia
Producers: David Bowie, Tony Visconti

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2013
JAN
MAR
The Next Day

The Next Day

March 2013

Design: Barnbrook
Portait of David Bowie on “Heroes” by Sukita.
Inner portait of David Bowie by Jimmy King
Released: March 2013
Label: Sony/RCA
Producers: David Bowie, Tony Visconti

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2015
DEC
2016
JAN
Black Star

Black Star

January 2016

Design: Barnbrook

Released: January 2016

Label: ISO/Columbia

Producers: David Bowie, Tony Visconti

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APR
OCT

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