David Bowie confirms birthday release for new album
As the singer turns a magic number of 69 on 8 January, David Bowie will ring in his birthday with the release of his new album, Blackstar. This will be his 25th studio LP.
The singer revealed the news on his official website after a number of false reports were circulating on Facebook. The message went on to confirm the first track, due for release on 20 November, is also named Blackstar.
The Stardust icon’s last release was in 2013 with his album The Next Day. Along with the new collection, David Bowie has also written the track for the opening credits of a new drama series The Last Panthers, featuring Samantha Morton and John Hurt.
Listen to the track below.