The likelihood of seeing David Bowie perform live is getting slimmer and slimmer, but hopefully we’ll still have his utterly bizarre music videos to keep us occupied. Today, the Thin White Duke returned with another video clip for the third single off of his new album, The Next Day.
Bowie’s string of good luck in getting stars in his videos continues with the clip for “The Next Day,” which features Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard. The clip, which was “written and conceived” by Bowie, is loaded with religious connotations and blood. We’d say he’s trying to say something, but this is David Bowie, so any message he may have takes a backseat to the absurdity on display here.
Below, watch the video for “The Next Day”: