David Bowie’s Last Album Blackstar Was “A Parting Gift” To Us All


David Bowie Blackstar

Longtime David Bowie producer Tony Visconti has confirmed that the visionary entertainer’s final album Blackstar was a deliberate “parting gift.”

He always did what he wanted to do.  And he wanted to do it his way and he wanted to do it the best way.  His death was…

Posted by Tony Visconti on Monday, 11 January 2016

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Bowie released the critically-acclaimed album on January 8, his 69th birthday. He went to meet the Starman in the sky on January 10.

According to an official statement, Bowie “died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer,” a battle the singer kept secret from the world.

Bowie’s oldest son, filmmaker Duncan Jones, took to Twitter to confirm the sad news that many initially believed was a cruel hoax.

Generations of celebrities and fans from around the world began to honour Bowie with heartfelt tributes on social media.

David Bowie was a ground breaking constantly evolving exceptional artist and his death leaves a big hole not only in music but in modern culture.God bless his family.

Posted by Jimmy Barnes – Official on Sunday, January 10, 2016

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