David Bowie’s legacy and celebrated contributions to music and artistic expression, continues to be honored in his memory.
The mesmerizing, lyric video for “I Can’t Give Everything Away” has been unveiled and it’s nothing short of his unique iconography. Created by Jonathon Barnbrook, relied heavily on Bowie’s own words to depict the visual experience.
The hazy black-and-white video flashes imagery of Bowie's lifetime and career before exploding into a galaxy of color for the outro of the last track on Bowie's final LP, ending with an image of an astronaut drifting off into space.
Of the clip, Barnbrook said via press release:
“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.”
Watch "I Can't Give Everything Away" below.