Paul McCartney Mourns David Bowie: "His Star Will Shine in The Sky Forever"

"His music played a very strong part in British musical history and I’m proud to think of the huge influence he has had on people all around the world."
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Paul McCartney and David Bowie

Paul McCartney offered some words on the death of fellow music icon David Bowie on Monday morning.

"Very sad news to wake up to on this raining morning. David was a great star and I treasure the moments we had together. His music played a very strong part in British musical history and I’m proud to think of the huge influence he has had on people all around the world,” McCartney said on his website.

"I send my deepest sympathies to his family and will always remember the great laughs we had through the years. His star will shine in the sky forever."

McCartney also Tweeted his sentiments about the shining star (and shared one awesome throwback photo):

This article originally appeared on Billboard.com.

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