CSPC: David Bowie Popularity Analysis

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In recent years, the trend of lackluster performance from the singer singles continued. Even arguably nice successes like The Next Day and Blackstar that got released during the digital age saw their singles selling very poorly in download format.

As a reminder, the weighting is done with a 10 to 1 ratio between one album and one digital single.

Heathen (2002) – 23,000 equivalent albums

Remaining Tracks – 150,000

Reality (2003) – 23,000 equivalent albums

Remaining Tracks – 150,000

The Next Day (2013) – 45,000 equivalent albums

Where Are We Now? – 150,000
Remaining Tracks – 150,000

★ (Blackstar) (2016) – 60,000 equivalent albums

★ (Blackstar) – 100,000
Lazarus – 150,000
Remaining Tracks – 150,000

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Speed of Life

Also the version of All The Young Dudes with Ian Hunter and Bowie on vocals on the Mott The Hoople page doesn’t show up on his features.

Speed of Life

Just noticed that a number of Bowie songs have recently been been greyed out on spotify and their totals no longer show on the spotify tool report.They’re all on the albums Platinum Collection and Sound + Vision.
Also for some reason the songs credited to Bowie and the Spider on the Bowie at the Beeb album have a separate artist id??

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