David Bowie has returned to his home after an all too brief sojourn amongst humanity.
The departure means that sadly it is the world that looks very different today.
He leaves behind a substantial body of work, including several autobiographical albums about the experience of being something more than human amongst mere mortals.
The singer’s home is believed to be somewhere in the constellation of Sirius but, like so much about him, this was left extremely ambiguous.
Bowie took up residence on this planet after falling to Earth, but it was generally accepted that no one planet could sufficiently contain him for long.
Fans are comforted with the knowledge that life continues somewhere, if not necessarily on Mars.
In response to the news, people worldwide are politely requesting that Tom Waits and David Attenborough go to bed early and take care of themselves, as there’s only so much of this we can stand.
Jodrell Bank have confirmed ground control will continue to call for him into the silent, eternal void, hoping for a signal.