Is There Life After Marriage. Today is my wife’s birthday. For the next two months she will be three years older than me, and she will hear about it every day. Perhaps providentially, I came across this song last night which I had not only never heard before, but never heard of before. What I’ve learned about it in the last 12 hours or so is that it was originally intended as the backing track for a version of “I Feel Free” that Bowie contemplated for Scary Monsters (he would return to the project with Black Tie White Noise). It certainly works as an instrumental. And in any case, if you know Michelle, call her up and wish her happy birthday.