(Blackstar)

~ Release group by David Bowie

Annotation

The name of the album is ★ not "Blackstar" -- do not change it.
The pieces of star below the big black star, represent the letters B, O, W, I and E.

Annotation last modified on 2017-02-13 13:29 UTC.

Album

ReleaseArtistFormatTracksCountry/DateLabelCatalog#Barcode
Official
David BowieCD7
  • AU2016-01-08
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)888751738620888751738621
David BowieCD7
  • CA2016-01-08
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), ISO Records88875173862888751738621
David BowieCD7
  • XE2016-01-08
  • FR2016-01-08
  • DE2016-01-08
  • GB2016-01-08
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), ISO Records88875173862888751738621
David BowieCD7
  • HK2016-01-08
ISO Records, Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)88875173862888751738621
David BowieBlu-spec CD7
  • JP2016-01-08
Sony Records International (Japanese TEXTLESS walking eye imprint)SICP-309184547366257106
(Mastered for iTunes)David BowieDigital Media8
  • US2016-01-08
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)886445601947
(24bit/96kHz)David BowieDigital Media7
  • US2016-01-08
  • -2016-01-09
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)886445634396
David BowieCD7
  • US2016-01-08
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), ISO Records88875173862888751738621
David Bowie12" Vinyl7
  • US2016-01-08
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), ISO Records88875173871888751738713
(clear vinyl)David Bowie12" Vinyl7
  • US2016-01-08
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), ISO Records88875173871888751888517
David BowieDigital Media8
  • US2016-01-08
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)
David BowieDigital Media7
  • XW2016-01-08
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)886445634396
(second pressing)David Bowie12" Vinyl7
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), ISO Records88875173871888751738713
Promotion
Blackstar Radio EditsDavid BowieCD2
Bootleg
(Fan declipping)David BowieDigital Media7
[no label] (Special purpose label – white labels, self-published releases and other “no label” releases)[none]
★ (Blackstar)David BowieCassette12
[no label] (Special purpose label – white labels, self-published releases and other “no label” releases)[none]

Relationships

associated singles/EPs:
I Can’t Give Everything Away
Lazarus
covers:Bowie Cello Symphonic: Blackstar by Maya BeiserEvan Ziporyn
part of:Rolling Stone: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s (number: 5) (order: 5)
NME’s Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s (number: 13) (order: 13)
Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s (number: 15) (order: 15)
Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s (number: 17) (order: 17)
The A.V. Club: The 50 best albums of the 2010s (number: 17) (order: 17)
Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s (number: 37) (order: 37)
Grammy Award: Best Alternative Music Album nominees (number: 2017 winner) (order: 59)
Absolute Radio's The 100 Collection (number: 60) (order: 60)
Mercury Prize shortlist nominees (number: 2016) (order: 281)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/939598 [info]
reviews:http://culturebox.francetvinfo.fr/musique/rock/david-bowie-blackstar-une-etoile-noire-magnetique-et-audacieuse-233321 [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/david-bowie/★-_blackstar_/ [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0002894417 [info]
Wikidata:Q21450442 [info]

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