David Bowie Reveals "Work Flow Chart" for The Next Day

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David Bowie Reveals "Work Flow Chart" for <i>The Next Day</i>

David Bowie is undoubtedly one of the most influential musicians of all time. His recent release of The Next Day came after a 10-year hiatus from music. Naturally, Bowie fans wanted more insight into the process behind his 24th studio album. Bowie remained totally silent on the subject until novelist Rick Moody asked the artist, rather hopelessly, for his “work flow diagram.”

To everyone’s surprise, Bowie delivered with the following list, which, we can assume, acts as a sort of outline of Bowie’s train of thought while writing the album.

Check out the flow chart below and come to your own conclusions.

Effigies
Indulgences
Anarchist
Violence
Chthonic
Intimidation
Vampyric
Pantheon
Succubus
Hostage
Transference
Identity
Mauer
Interface
Flitting
Isolation
Revenge
Osmosis
Crusade
Tyrant
Domination
Indifference
Miasma
Pressgang
Displaced
Flight
Resettlement
Funereal
Glide
Trace
Balkan
Burial
Reverse
Manipulate
Origin
Text
Traitor
Urban
Comeuppance
Tragic
Nerve
Mystification

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