Readers' Poll: The Best David Bowie AlbumsYour selections include 'Young Americans,' 'Heroes' and 'Station to Station'
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Heroes is the second album of Bowie's so-called "Berlin Trilogy," but it's actually the only album totally recorded at Hansa Studio in Berlin. After taking the experimentation pretty far with Low, Bowie decided it was time for a slightly more traditional pop record. Recorded almost within spitting distance of the Berlin Wall, the LP fuses Krautrock with the ambient sounds he'd been perfecting over the past couple of years. The title track, about lovers on different sides of the Berlin Wall, became one of the biggest hits of Bowie's career and helped the LP climb the charts all across the planet.