There was a time when David Bowie wasn’t shying away from the spotlight quite as much. His reclusive persona may have added a fair amount of mystique to his profile, especially intriguing given he has a new album on the way, but if more albums can be expected, will he come back to planet earth? Via Drowned In Sound:
It’s incredibly tedious when people use this sort of terminology about him, but Bowie’s transition to a ‘recluse’ stands as what may be his last great transformation. Piecing new album The Next Day together in secret, boshing out single ‘Where Are We Now?’ without warning, refusing all interviews and letting the internet do the rest has clearly reaped far greater dividends than trudging around the global chat show circuit ever would.