David Bowie releases new album “Blackstar”
On the 8th of January 2016, David Bowie released his twenty-fifth studio album “Blackstar” (stylized as ★) through Bowie’s ISO Records label. The album was released on the date of Bowie’s 69th birthday. The title track was released as a Music Video on 20 November 2015. On 17 December 2015, “Lazarus” was released an audio-only track on YouTube and was later premiered as a Music Video on YouTube.
Background and recording
The recording of the album took place at The Magic Shop and Human Worldwide Studios in New York City. Bowie began making demos for songs that appear on the album as soon as the sessions for The Next Day concluded. Two songs that appear on the album were previously released and were re-recorded for the album, including some changes such as new instrument tracks.