I’ve been listening to Bowie’s Blackstar release, on the album of the same name.

I never was much of a fan of his, but I’m noting interesting things in the construction of the song.(here).  He’s constructed a dirge that seems to be in B Locrian mode – an odd modal construct that sounds pretty weird; and then changes to a melodic (Aeolian) C, a reassuring and firm melodic sequence.