Fans anxious to hear more material from David Bowie
's upcoming album will be pleased to know that the singer has announced the release of a new single.
A post on Bowie's official Facebook page at midnight on February 17th displayed the artwork for "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
" along with a release date of 02.26.13.
The track will be the second single to be released from "The Next Day
", Bowie's first album of new material in 10 years, which is released in March. First single, "Where Are We Now?
" was released on January 8th of this year; Bowie's 66th birthday.
The release of the single follows the announcement that a retrospective documentary on Bowie titled "Five Years
", will be aired on the BBC in May. The film, named after the opening track from Bowie's Ziggy Stardust
and the Spiders From Mars
album will look at five important years in the singer's career; 1971, 1975, 1977, 1980 and 1983.
"I'm thrilled to be bringing this film to BBC Two
," BBC Two controller Janice Hadlow
. "'David Bowie Five Years' promises to be a revealing look at the life and career of one of the modern eras most influential and innovative performers."