David Bowie’s 25th Album Is Coming Out in January

Blackstar is Bowie’s first record in three years.

David Bowie’s last album, The Next Day, came out in 2013 and, since then, fans of the glam king have been left with a Bowie-sized hole in their hearts. Next year will put an end to all that — it’s just been confirmed that Blackstar, his 25th album, will be released on January 8, the singer’s 69th birthday.

Earlier this month we shared the title track from the album, which is being used as the intro for the show TheLast Panthers. Here it is again:

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