By: David Biel, Staff Writer email@example.com David Bowie has finally come out of hiding. Sort of. The legendary musical chameleon’s official website announced last weekend that Bowie is currently working on a book entitled Bowie: Project. The book will reportedly be comprised of 100 photos of objects and articles from Bowie’s five-decade career. The Thin White Duke himself will also provide annotations to accompany each photograph. The same website has also provided an excerpt that may appear in the book: a photograph of a Kirlian Photograph Machine from Bowie’s 1976 Station to Station tour. DavidBowie.com adds: “Bowie: Object is a collection of pieces from the Bowie archive, wherein, for the first time, fans and all those interested in popular culture will have the opportunity to understand more about the Bowie creative process and his impact on modern popular music. The book's pictorial content is annotated with insightful, witty and personal text written by Bowie himself.” While exciting news itself, the announcement of Bowie: Object comes at a time when Bowie’s future in music seems up in the air. Bowie’s last album, Reality, was released seven years ago. From 2003-2004, Bowie also toured the world in support of the album. After his performance June 26, 2004 at the Hurricane Festival in Germany, Bowie was diagnosed with an acutely blocked artery in his heart, requiring an emergency angioplasty in Hamburg a few days later. That appearance at the Hurricane Festival ended up being his last solo show to date. Nevertheless, Bowie has appeared as a guest in several shows and songs over the past few years. In 2005, Bowie appeared with Arcade Fire on stage at the Fashion Rocks charity concert in to sing the latter’s song “Wake Up.” In 2006, he contributed backing vocals to TV on the Radio’s song “Province.” Most recently, Bowie appeared on actress Scarlett Johansson’s 2008 Tom Waits covers album Anywhere I Lay My Head.
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