The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Studio album by
Released6 June 1972
Recorded7 September, November 1971; 12–18 January 1972 at Trident Studios, London
GenreRock, glam rock
Length38:37
LabelRCA
ProducerDavid Bowie, Ken Scott
David Bowie chronology
'Hunky Dory
(1971)
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 'Aladdin Sane
(1973)
Singles from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust
and the Spiders from Mars
  1. "Starman"
    Released: 14 April 1972
  2. "Rock 'n' Roll Suicide"
    Released: 11 April 1974
  3. "Suffragette City"
    Released: 9 July 1976

The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (also known as Ziggy Stardust) is a concept album by British musician David Bowie, published in 1972. The album reached 5th place in British charts and 75th in American Billboard charts. A film of the same name was directed by Donn Allan Pennibaker in 1973. The album ranks 35th place in the Rolling Stone list of 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.