“In July, you told me you were sick. We never touched the substance directly back apart when you pulled morbid joke,” writes Renck on Instagram.
“The colored naturally our conversations during work as an insidious undercurrent but I was not able to take it,” he writes on.
“Lazarus” was released just days before Bowie passed away. With lines like “Look up, I’m in heaven” the song has been interpreted as Bowie’s farewell to the fans. Johan Renck also directed the 10 minute video for the single “Black Star”, which was released late last year.