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LISTEN: New David Bowie Track Blackstar Excerpt
John Doran , October 6th, 2015 08:13

Kill the fatt'd calf etc. He is returned...

Sky Atlantic have given us the first tantalising taste of the new David Bowie track 'Blackstar'. And very tantalising and tasty it is.

The song was commissioned as part of the soundtrack to the new series The Last Panthers which starts on November 12.

The show's director Johan Renck, said: “I showed Mr. Bowie the two first episodes in the rough state they were at the time, and he liked what he saw very much. We discussed the various aspects of the show; naturally the plot line, but also the underlying currents of guilt and personality flaws. We talked about the dark heart of Europe. We talked about the biblical aspects of human nature. He asked if there was anything else to see, so I showed him the first concept board i had just made for the title sequence - images from the show laced with chimaeras and demons from the worlds of Bosch and Grunewald. That’s when he said go - it all fits. Then he played me his new song 'BLACKSTAR'.”

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