The Orion

On This Day: “The Man Who Sold the World” is dark, Gothic rock masterpiece


Natalie Hanson

November 4, 2018

"The Man Who Sold the World" is David Bowie's third studio album. Though it turns 48 today, it represents a turning point for Bowie and for pop and rock of the time, as a hard rock departure from his previously acoustic work. It has been compared to other albums released that year, including those by...

Chico State's independent student newspaper
the man who sold the world