01/11/2016 04:14 EST | Updated 01/11/2016 04:59 EST

David Bowie Says Goodbye In The Most Beautiful Way, His Way

"David Bowie's death was the same as his life, a work of art."

David Bowie died shortly after his 69th birthday after battling cancer, something almost no one knew about.

With the world grieving his passing, he leaves us all one last parting gift — Lazarus, a song about his death, and death in general, showing he never stopped creating until the end.

See what our senior editor and in-house music expert Joshua Ostroff has to say about the global impact of the Thin White Duke.

Rest in peace, David Bowie.

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