We shall see very soon. Yes, I'm glad he's making an attempt, but that single, or the choice of making that the single, doesn't seem to be a positive sign at this point.
There are a slew of old guys putting out bad records, and then there are a few that still seem to be on top of their game. I'd cite Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits as two old guys who recently put out excellent records. I hope Bowie is able to do the same, but the fact that that song even made it out of the studio is not a good sign.