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Is David Bowie overrated?

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Before he died, I'd say he was slightly underrated. After he died, he became overrated. What's with some people's deaths that bring them such fawning that they don't quite deserve? Now that he's died, he's been raised to the level of the Beatles. read more

He also said that David Bowie had a poor voice,was a limited song writer,and that he's highly overrated as a innovator.He also gave this C rating to solo George Harrison and Elton John,but gave Paul McCartney,Stevie Wonder and John Lennon a B rating. read more

Even if only for Station To Station, Low and Heroes, Bowie would be one of the greats for me. But actually there aren't many artists who've had as consistent a run of albums as Bowie from Space Oddity to Scary Monsters. read more

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I knew about things like Iggy Pop and The Velvet Underground, weirdly, before I knew about David Bowie. I didn't know what David Bowie was, when I was a kid. I thought he was like Visage.
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