Tribute to David Bowie.
Ormen is the Serpent in Old Norse; Kundalini is the golden serpent of enlightenment which ascends the spinal column Tree of Life. Throughout the video there are depictions of alchemical transitions, Major Tom’s skull as a sacred relic, scarecrows being crucified. A solitary candle is a no brainer, really, a symbol of finding your way from death to paradise, like a funereal pyre. Then later the songs goes, “on the day of execution, only women kneel and smile”—all of the disciples except John fled when Christ was executed at Golgotha. And only the women were at the tomb, kneeling and praying, watching as the rock moved from the entrance of the tomb.
According to the Daily Telegraph, Blackstar was a very well planned and executed farewell by Bowie. Tony Visconti, Bowie's long term producer, who worked with Bowie to complete his final album released a statement, saying as much, "it was deliberately created and timed as a 'parting gift' for his fans.
"I'm cold to this pig and pug show