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Heathen album for sale by David Bowie was released Jun 11, 2002 on the Columbia label. "Slow Burn" was nominated for the 2003 Grammy Awards for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. Heathen CD music There's more than a hint of things turning full circle in the 21st century's first original David Bowie full- length album. On HEATHEN, Bowie not only reunites with co-producer Tony Visconti, but within the first 15 minutes references his '70s hit "Heroes" in the suitably smoldering "Slow Burn," and turns around late co-conspirator John Lennon's "God" in "Afraid" ("I believe in Beatles"). ...See Full Description
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i thought that it was quite different than his other albums but the only reason i bought it is because the keyboardist for Dream Theater (Jordan Rudess) was in it! great album nontheless!
By ash (somewhere)
||Bowie Is Ageless|
Clearly his best work since "Earthling" Bowie really hits the mark with "Heathen." Standout songs include: "Slip Away," "Afraid," and "The Angels Have Gone." Nice to see David pairing up with old friend Tony Visconti, you can hear the influence. One drawback is the enhanced part of the CD could be troublesome for those with an older computer system.
By a reviewer (Mukwonago, WI, USA)
||Bowie does Bowie....|
"Heathen", Bowie's first album since 1999's '...hours', conceptually and thematically is surprisingly quite 'human' for a Bowie record, as was 1999's '...hours', and perhaps Bowie is for the first time playing the role of himself. Musically, the album is an eclectic mix of ambient structures (the album is book-ended by two mesmeric and beautiful pieces, "Sunday", and "Heathen (the rays)"), lush string arrangements, acoustic melodies, which blend together nicely on tracks like " 5:15 the angels have gone", "I would be your slave" "slow burn" and "a better future". The child-like "Everyone says 'hi'" is reminiscent of "Kooks" (from 1971's 'Hunky Dory') and is probably the most staright-forward pop song Bowie has made since the 80's. Some of the albums moments, notably the opening track, would suggest a September 11th-inspired reading, but Bowie, who lives in New York, recorded all of the material prior to the tragedy, rendering it eerily prescient with lyrics like "nothing remains....", "steel on the skyline, sky made of glass", and " and the walls shall have eyes, and the doors shall have ears" - but Bowie has long written with a palpable anxiety about America ever since 1973's 'Alladin Sane'. Although there is no central motif to tie the album together musically, the stand-out features have to be the string arrangements and percussion, which seem to suddenly have been missing from Bowie's music in quite some time. This is Bowie's 'beefiest' album since 1995's 'Outside' and the best since then as well. At age 55, it never ceases to amaze that Bowie remains relevent and on rock's edge while his contemporaries (Phil Collins, Rod Stewart, Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton, to name a few) have rested on thier laurels and tried to recapture thier classic sounds for the past 20 years....Bowie remains an elusive, ever-moving target with his finger right on the pulse of modern music, and always two steps ahead....
By thinwhieduke1 (South Portland, ME, USA)
||The future of music|
Heathen is a great album. In SACD fromat it is a fantastic album. This is the closest you will ever be to live while sitting at home. Multi Channel is the future
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||If you dont have it, you need it.|
I wouldn't say it is the best one Bowie has released, but it comes in a close second. If at first you dont like it, listen to it again, and again. The more you listen to it the better it gets!
By a reviewer (Perryville, MD, USA)
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|CD Universe Part number||3657828|
|Release Date||Jun 11, 2002|
|Producer||David Bowie; Gary Miller; Mark Plati; Tony Visconti; Brian Rawling|
|Engineer||Emily Lazar; Mark Plati; Todd Vos; Tony Visconti; Brandon Mason|
|Recording Time||51 minutes|
|Personnel||Jordan Rudess - keyboards|
David Bowie - vocals, guitar, saxophone, keyboards, stylophone, drums
Tony Levin - bass
Matt Chamberlain - drums, percussion, programming
Carlos Alomar - guitar
Tony Visconti - guitar, recorder, bass, background vocals
Lisa Germano - violin
Sterling Campbell - drums, percussion
Mary Wooten - cello
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