It’s a sad day today, as the thin white duke will not return…David Bowie, the fiercely forward-looking musician and songwriter, died on Sunday. DAMN° 54 is about to be launched, with a reference to Bowie's new Black Star album on its cover, including an interview with Jonathan Barnbrook who designed Bowie's last album. Read the article here. Blackstar (stylised as ★) was the 25th and last studio album by David Bowie. It was released on 8 January 2016, the date of Bowie's 69th birthday. May he rest in peace.