So sang David Bowie out of the Konrads, the Mannish Boys and the Lower Third.
Maintenantman emerged from the wilderness beyond the volcanic ridge on the horizon, strode out onto the glowing sands and slipped out of his costume (and his walking shoes).
Where he went next will remain a mystery until November 1st.
But one thing is for sure: “A Change Is Gonna Come”. So sang Sam Cooke out of the Soul Stirrers. Souls will be stirred.