After years out of the spotlight, David Bowie has released his first new single for a decade. The music legend celebrated his 66th birthday by surprising fans and the music industry with his new song - a ballad called 'Where are we Now'. He hasn't performed in public since 2006.
Faye Barker has the full story of Bowie's surprise return to music.
'Avoiding the industry treadmill is very David Bowie'
David Bowie has released his first album and single today in over a decade. The release coincides with a major Bowie exhibition which is due to be staged at London's V&A in March. A spokesperson for the iconic artist said:
Throwing shadows and avoiding the industry treadmill is very David Bowie despite his extraordinary track record that includes album sales in excess of 130 million not to mention his massive contributions in the area of art, fashion, style, sexual exploration and social commentary. It goes without saying that he has sold out stadiums and broken ticket records throughout the world during this most influential of careers