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Though it's unclear what opportunity, exactly, Bowie turned down with regard to the long-running British sci-fi series, in a 2013 interview with Den of Geek 'Who' composer Murray Gold described an interesting conversation he had with the icon after running into him at an ice-cream store: "I said, 'I write music for Doctor Who,' and he said, 'I'm not doing it.' I said, 'What do you mean?' and he said, 'They want me to do it.' I don't know what it means, to this day, but that's what he said. I don't know in what capacity, as an actor or as a musician."