“I’d rather be high/ I’d rather be dead/ Than training these guns on those men in the sand,” Bowie sings poignantly.David Bowie Is But the new visuals couldn’t be further from the original video that premiered “The Venetian Mix” as part of Louis Vuitton’s Autumn/Winter advertising campaign, of which Bowie is the face. The short film, entitled L'Invitation Au Voyage, was directed by Romain Gavras and featured Bowie idly enjoying a decadent Venetian ball alongside model Arizona Muse. David Bowie’s most recent album, The Next Day, soared to the top of the charts when it was released earlier this year. It went on to be nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize but controversially lost out on the Album of the Year title to James Blake, with his second record Overgrown.I'd Rather Be High (Venetian Mix) Independent