Hundreds of musicians are paying tribute to David Bowie, who has died aged 69.
Bowie has been battle cancer for the last eighteen months, a statement confirmed. He passed away just a couple of days after his 69th birthday, and the release of his twenty-fifth studio album ‘Blackstar’.
The statement reads: “January 10 2016 - David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”
Musicians are paying tribute to the legendary artist. The likes of Kanye West, Foo Fighters and Arcade Fire’s Win Butler have posted messages online. We’ll update this story with more as they come in.
Yannis Philippakis (Foals)
Win Butler (Arcade Fire)
Will Gould (Creeper)
Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney):
Boards of Canada: