Ground control to Major Tom: There’s another star in the sky tonight after the passing of ground-breaking pop star, cultural icon and just general legend David Bowie.

His son, filmmaker Duncan Jones, announced the unexpected news on Bowie’s social media, saying his father had passed away after an 18 month battle with cancer. 

In the words of Bowie himself: “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I know it won’t be boring.”


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