Despite years of speculation over his health, fans took it as a sign that Bowie was fighting fit and still doing what he loved.
Little did they know the album would reference his death.
David’s son, Duncan Jones confirmed the news on Bowie’s social media accounts.
David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this time of grief.
David’s last album, Black Star, was released on Friday. As fans and celebrities leave their tributes, many fans are beginning to realise the hidden meaning behind this final swan song album.
Rest in peace, Bowie. Fan or not, everyone knows who Bowie is, and everyone will feel some state of sadness.