Editors’ Notes Mostly written during the whirlwind of Bowie's first American tour, Aladdin Sane sounds at first like a harder-edged, flashier version of Ziggy Stardust. Closer listening reveals an ambitious examination of decadence and excess. Unsettling character studies like the Stonesy "Watch That Man" and the chaotic proto-punk strut "Cracked Actor" clash provocatively against the strangely beautiful title track. That song's avant-garde piano solo is echoed by the lush, cinematic atmosphere of "Lady Grinning Soul," while "Drive-In Saturday" and "The Prettiest Star" recontextualize early rock sounds.

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Watch That Man (2013 Remastered Version)
1
4:30
 
Aladdin Sane (2013 Remastered Version)
2
5:08
 
Drive-In Saturday (2013 Remastered Version)
3
4:37
 
Panic in Detroit (2013 Remastered Version)
4
4:28
 
Cracked Actor (2013 Remastered Version)
5
3:01
 
Time (2013 Remastered Version)
6
5:15
 
The Prettiest Star (2013 Remastered Version)
7
3:31
 
Let's Spend the Night Together (2013 Remastered Version)
8
3:10
 
The Jean Genie (2013 Remastered Version)
9
4:07
 
Lady Grinning Soul (2013 Remastered Version)
10
3:55
 

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