The new single is from his new album The Next Day, which is due to be released on March 8 in Australia, and March 12 in the United Sates.
The new single is available on iTunes and is free to view on his website.
Many took to Twitter to say happy birthday and to let everyone know how much they’ve missed the glam-rocker.
@edgarwright - Happy birthday David Bowie. Nice to have you back on Planet Earth. We missed you
@serafinowicz - Happy birthday David Bowie. The closest we have to a god on Earth. Love the new song
@MitchBenn - NDESCRIBABLY pleased David Bowie's back. It's like suddenly finding out John Lennon's
“Where Are We Now” is a slow journey through a troubled relationship as they struggle understand where are they now with lyrics such as “as long as their me, as long as there’s you.”
The video features a head-shot of Bowie and an unknown woman next to each other. Kinda freaky looking, but the song is spot on and is definitely worth a listen.