Yes, This Is a New David Bowie Song

January 8, 2013 | Andy Cush

The Thin White Duke himself returned today with his first new music in 10 years, the somber piano ballad “Where Are We Now?” The track is accompanied by a bizarre, impressionistic video in which a balloon-headed David Bowie sits with another unnamed person and croons as the song’s lyrics and scenes from the singer’s famously creative Berlin years flash across the screen. Plus, Bowie turns 66, today. Happy Birthday, David!

“Where Are We Now?” is the lead single from The Next Day, Bowie’s 30th (!) studio album, which arrives in March.

Oh, and it was directed by artist Tony Oursler! David Bowie’s new image, everybody: