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Stream David Bowie's Final Album 'Blackstar'

Stream David Bowie's Final Album 'Blackstar'

Tuesday 12th January, 2016 9:19AM

As the world reels from the shock of David Bowie's death and also celebrates his extraordinary life, the producer of Blackstar has revealed the record was deliberately created as a "parting gift" for his fans.

The devastating news broke yesterday that Bowie had passed away following an 18-month battle with cancer, which had not previously been revealed to the public. Producer Tony Viconti, who worked with Bowie to create his final magnum opus, said in a statement on his Facebook page: "His death was no different from his life - a work of Art. He made Blackstar for us, his parting gift. I knew for a year this was the way it would be. I wasn't, however, prepared for it." 

Blackstar was recorded in just three sessions over three months in early 2015, and was released on the Bowie's 69th birthday - just days before his death. Listen below...


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