David Bowie has a new album for his birthday

Two years after <i> The Next Day </i>, published in late 2013, David Bowie unveil <i> Blackstar </i>, an album of seven songs.

Two years after The Next Day , published in late 2013, David Bowie unveil Blackstar , an album of seven songs Photo credit:. BIA / Photoshot / ABACA

British singer released Blackstar January 8. A 25th studio album conceived in a New York studio with a group of local jazz musicians.

David Bowie a surprise to his fans on his 69th birthday. On 8 January, the pop music icon will take one more year. It will be released on this occasion Blackstar , his 25th studio album, announcement The Times . Information confirmed by the official website of the artist.

If David Bowie still do not want to return to the front of the live scene, it goes without saying that since his return in late 2013 with his album The Next Day – which putting an end to ten years of discographic silence, – the musician has rarely been as prolific

Since he prepared including the musical Lazarus , inspired by the film The Man Who Fell. besides by Nicolas Roeg in which he held the title role in 1976. He also refines a title for another musical about SpongeBob and recently delivered its generic to the series Panthers , co-produced by Canal +.

This generic is also an integral part of this new album in a long version for a period of ten minutes. Blackstar will contain a total of seven pieces, the first will be announced on November 20.

Between jazz and electronic sounds Kraftwerk

To design this 25th album, David Bowie locked himself in the studio Magic Shop in New York, in local jazz musicians company. A meeting that led, according to Times , the design of one of the albums “strange” the Thin White Duck, nicknamed David Bowie.

The British newspaper described the album as “a long jam session jazz mixed with powerful rhythm section worthy of the German bands of the 1970s such as Can and Kraftwerk.” A source quoted in the article also states that Blackstar will contain “Gregorian chants, a soulful party, beats and electronic beeps and voice so characteristic of Bowie.”

No confirmation on the official website of the artist, however, that even states that are circulating “inaccurate information on the sound and content of the album.” The easiest way will be to wait until January 8 to find out what Bowie genius has yet conceived.

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