Hour glass appearance vid
English singer David Bowie (born David Jones) released 27 studio albums, 9 live albums, 49 compilation albums, 6 extended plays (EPs), 121 singles, including 5 UK number one singles, and 3 soundtracks.Bowie also released 14 video albums and 59 music videos.Bowie's debut release was the 1964 single "Liza Jane" by Davie Jones & the King Bees.He released two more singles in 1965 under the names of The Manish Boys and Davy Jones & the Lower Third.His first release using the name David Bowie was the 1966 single "Can't Help Thinking About Me", which was released with The Lower Third.Bowie's next single, "Do Anything You Say", also released in 1966, was the first release by simply David Bowie.
Following the success of Ziggy Stardust, sales of Hunky Dory improved and it eventually peaked at number three in the UK.
RCA re-released the 1969 David Bowie under the title Space Oddity (with an updated Ziggy Stardust-era photo) and The Man Who Sold the World, which reached numbers 17 and 26 in the UK respectively.
Bowie released nine more studio albums with RCA, all of which reached the top five of the UK Albums Chart, of which Aladdin Sane (1973), Pin Ups (1973), Diamond Dogs (1974) and Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) (1980) reached the number one position.
He then released three solo studio albums with EMI – Let's Dance (1983), whose title track became his first single to reach number one in both the United Kingdom and the United States, Tonight (1984) and Never Let Me Down (1987).
Let's Dance and Tonight reached number one on the UK Albums Chart, while Never Let Me Down reached number six.