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Great Albums That Have Fallen Off The Critical Radar: David Bowie's Lodger

Ian MacDonald, Uncut, January 2003

IN THE SO-CALLED "Berlin trilogy", Lodger is always thought of as an anticlimax after Low and "Heroes". Eno, who collaborated with Bowie on the album as he did on those two previous LPs, later confided he and Bowie had "argued quite a lot about what was going to happen" on particular tracks. "It started off," he said, "extremely promising and revolutionary and it didn't seem to quite end that way."

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