David Bowie’s final music video was released just three days before his death. The opening lyrics to “Lazarus” are both chilling and poignant as if he was realizing it is time to say Goodbye:
“Look up here, I’m in heaven.”
The breaking news of Bowie’s death has shocked the world as reporter BBC said:
“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer.”
The shock of his death still affects the whole world after knowing that the music icon was struggling cancer, Bowie managed to keep this secret from the Media. His loved people say that his last album, Blackstar, was like a “parting gift” to all of his fans.
The amazing video of “Lazarus” shows Bowie lying in a hospital bed, his eyes bandaged up and both covered with small black buttons. After floating above his bed, there is a mysterious hand comes and reaches out from under.
The reaching out hand gives a sign of he is being pulled up straight to heaven, his arms stretched out so wide.
At the end, a livelier version of his own character comes and dances around the room just before creeping into a wooden cabinet to vanish!
At last, another lyric says that he will be “free like a bluebird!”.
A comment of a YouTube user in describing the final video says:
“This song is a fitting send off for a great musician, much like Freddie Mercury’s ‘The Show Must Go On’ and Johnny Cash’s version of ‘Hurt.’ The space oddity sent out one final message to ground control telling everyone he’s going home.”
Watch the video and enjoy listening to the amazing and powerful lyrics, Rest in Peace, Bowie!
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