David Bowie is set to release his new studio album 'The Next Day' in March.
Retreating from the continual glare of public attention, the withdrawal of David Bowie prompted some outlandish rumours. The iconic singer was struggling with his health, he had retired from music or even jetted back to his home planet.
Now it seems that not only is David Bowie operating on planet Earth but he's got a new album up his sleeve. Written in New Year, new album 'The Next Day' was produced by long term collaborator Tony Visconti.
Out in March via Columbia, 'The Next Day' will be preceded by new single 'Where Are We Now?' Available from iTunes right now, you can stream the single below.
A spokesman for Columbia said (via Pitchfork):
"Throwing shadows and avoiding the industry treadmill is very David Bowie despite his extraordinary track record that includes album sales in excess of 130m, not to mention his massive contributions in the area of art, fashion, style, sexual exploration, and social commentary."
'The Next Day' will be released in March. Also: David Bowie turns 66 years old today - Happy Birthday Dave!