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Toshiba EMI

David Bowie

Low


the first of bowies legendary berlin trilogy and the one that broke the most ground it also caused so much consternation in the nme offices that they ran two reviews one praising it to the skies the other bewildered by bowies move towards the chilly electronic sounds that bore the influence of krautrock particularly that of kraftwerk and neu collaborating with brian eno and produced by the genius tony visconti low is an album of two distinct halves side one in old money is full of quirky oddball pop vignettes the highlight being the incredible ' sound and vision' a hit for bowie in 1977 side two was the side which upset some people four long icy instrumentals evoking the spirit of the city of berlin split into two halves by the wall and the mood of the eastern bloc in general see ' warszawa' now of course these tracks are seen as a blueprint for much that was to come over the following decade and even up until today but at the time it so so surprising and so groundbreaking that many didn't know what to make of it now you can make your own mind up

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