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Lodger

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Lodger

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
David Bowie
Producers:
Virgin
genre:
Reissues

We gave it a B+

In the late ’70s, following apocalyptic science fiction and a sojourn in soul, David Bowie set his sights on art-rock. Working with former Roxy Musician Brian Eno, he made three groundbreaking albums (Low, ”Heroes,” and Lodger) that have now been reissued with illuminating bonus tracks. Bowie and Eno curbed their wilder impulses on Lodger, channeling their prior experiments into provocative but accessible pop numbers that were forerunners of the ultracommercial ”Let’s Dance.” B+

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