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Diamond Dogs

2 Ratings: 4.0
1974 album by David Bowie

Diamond Dogs is a concept album by David Bowie, originally released by RCA Records in 1974. Thematically it was a marriage of the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell and Bowie's own glam-tinged vision of a post-apocalyptic world. Bowie had … see full wiki

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review by . September 20, 2009
Diamond Dogs is a concept album about a post apocalyptic New York City and the people who live in the decrepit city.  The people living int he rubble have to look out for mutated animals, scavengers and the notorious Diamond Dogs.  Halloween Jack is a cult figure who the people look up to as some kind of messiah cult like leader.  Eventually he becomes a leader and tries to get the people behind him and becomes a leader.  But the futility of it all is too much to bare as he becomes …
review by . May 26, 2000
Pros: Bowie's best rock and roll     Cons: Not for the Squeamish     From the moment that you hear the poem that opens the album Diamond Dogs, you will know that what is to follow has to be something special. Bowie doesn't disappoint you. What you are about to hear is the best rock & roll album that Bowie ever produced. He vision of 1984 is dark but it also makes the backdrop for a great piece of music.      It opens with the poem "Future …
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