Exclusive: David Bowie-Themed Animations to Celebrate 40 Years of ‘Aladdin Sane’


Break out the red-and-blue face paint, Bowie kids, because Aladdin Sane turns 40 this month. The iconic album was released on April 13, 1973, and quickly surpassed Bowie’s five previous albums in popularity in both the UK and the US. To honor this special anniversary, we’ve created ten animated illustrations for each of the ten songs on Aladdin Sane. Check ’em out after the jump, then mix yourself a celebratory David Bowie cocktail and dance around like the man himself.

Track #1: “Watch That Man”

Track #2: “Aladdin Sane”

Track #3: “Drive-In Saturday”

Track #4: “Panic in Detroit”

Track #5: “Cracked Actor”

Track #6: “Time”

Track #7: “The Prettiest Star”

Track #8: “Let’s Spend the Night Together”

Track #9: The Jean Genie

Track #10: Lady Grinning Soul