08 Jan 2013
Today, on his 66th birthday, David Bowie has unexpectedly released a brand new single and video. 'Where Are We Now?' is the first single from Bowie's upcoming album, The Next Day. Scheduled for release in March, this will be Bowie's 30th studio recording and his first album in ten years.
'Throwing shadows and avoiding the industry treadmill is very David Bowie. He is the kind of artist who writes and performs what he wants, when he wants.' - David Bowie's spokesman
Bowie recorded 'Where Are We Now?' in New York with his long-term producer, Tony Visconti. The accompanying video, directed by multimedia and installation artist Tony Oursler, features the singer and images of his time in Berlin. You can click here to download the single and watch the video online.
Left: The cover art for The Next Day is an altered version of the 1977 "Heroes" album photograph, taken by Masayoshi Sukita.
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