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.