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David Bowie messes with mystery in 'Where Are We Now?'
David Bowie messes with mystery in 'Where Are We Now?'

The fact that David Bowie managed to secretly record his first full album in 10 years suggests that the glam-rock pioneer, who turned 66 on Tuesday, remains a mystery even in the age of Twitter. The seemingly inevitable leak of pre-release music — or indeed of information related to his return to the studio — never materialized, and so Bowie was able to do what he's done best over the last five decades when he revealed Tuesday that "The Next Day" is due out in March. He surprised us. Unlike fellow pop-star enigmas such as Prince, Bowie actually is on Twitter, issuing pronouncements to the 66,000 followers he’s amassed since 2009 about...

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