"David Bowie returned to the top of the British album charts on Sunday for the first time in 20 years with a collection of new recordings acclaimed by one critic as the "greatest comeback in rock`n`roll history`.
`The Next Day`, recorded in secret over two years, shot straight to number one in its first week on release, shifting over 94,000 copies to become the fastest-selling album of 2013, the Official Charts Company said."
In a music industry dominated by boy bands the likes of One Direction, auto-tuned pop divas like Lady Gaga, and Illuminati inspired hip hop acts like Kanye West and Nicki Minaj, it`s a breath of fresh air for 66-year-old David Bowie to reclaim his throne as the King of British pop.
Music fans are so hungry for originality and talent that Bowie`s new album topped the digital iTunes charts in 40 countries days after its release on March 8, 2012.
Bowie can teach Lady Gaga a thing or two about shock and awe, he can school Nicki Minaj on the subject of alternate egos, and he can make Kanye`s head spin when it comes to making a fashion statement.
But Bowie is more than the sum of his parts; he is a timeless rock icon who will never go out of style.
Now this is what I call music! Rock on Bowie, rock on till you die!
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