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David Bowie makes surprise return on 66th birthday

Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 01:12

Jan. 08 - David Bowie releases his first new song in nearly a decade, called ''Where Are We Now?'', in a surprise launch coinciding with his 66th birthday. Matthew Stock reports.

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The unmistakable voice of David Bowie - back after a nearly a decade. The legendary musician gave fans an unexpected surprise by releasing new single "Where Are We Now?" on his 66th birthday. Produced by long-term collaborator Tony Visconti, the track reflects on his time spent in Berlin in the 1970s. The song appeared on Bowie's re-launched website and will be followed by an album entitled "The Next Day" - his first since 2003. Shooting to fame with "Space Oddity" in 1969, Bowie went on to stratospheric success with his glam-rock alter ego Ziggy Stardust. Re-inventing himself many times over the years and experimenting with different musical genres, Bowie is considered one of the most iconic acts of the pop era.

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David Bowie makes surprise return on 66th birthday

Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 01:12