It’s haunting and mesmerizing, and here’s the lyric video for “I Can’t Give Everything Away,” the latest single from the late David Bowie’s last album “★” (“Blackstar”).
The video was created by designer Jonathan Barnbrook, a longtime Bowie album art collaborator. The primarily black-and-white, hazy imagery is moving, but the final moments, which explode in a kaleidoscope of color, speak volumes. Very moving imagery indeed.
In a statement about he video, Barnbrook said: “This is really a very simple little video that I wanted to be ultimately positive. We start off in black and white world of ★, but in the final chorus we move to brilliant color, I saw it as a celebration of David, to say that despite the adversity we face, the difficult things that happen such as David’s passing, that human beings are naturally positive, they look forward and can take the good from the past and use it as something to help with the present. We are a naturally optimistic species and we celebrate the good that we are given.”