David Lynch has paid tribute to his frequent collaborator Julee Cruise, following the information of the singer’s dying.
Cruise, who famously sang the theme tune for Lynch’s Twin Peaks, died on Thursday (June 9), her husband Edward Grinnan announced on social media yesterday (10). She was 65 years outdated.
Lynch has now posted a brief video providing his response to Cruise’s dying. “I simply came upon that the nice Julee Cruise handed away,” he stated within the clip. “Very unhappy information.
“So is likely to be a very good time to understand all the nice music she made and keep in mind her as being a terrific musician, nice singer and a terrific human being. Julee Cruise.”
In addition to the Twin Peaks theme, the singer additionally labored with Lynch on his 1986 movie Blue Velvet, which featured the music ‘Mysteries Of Love’. Cruise additionally appeared in Lynch’s 1990 avant-garde live performance ‘Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream Of The Damaged Hearted’.
Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti additionally served as songwriters on Cruise’s albums ‘Floating Into The Evening’ (1989) and 1993’s ‘The Voice Of Love’.
Sharing information of her dying yesterday, Grinnan wrote: “I stated goodby to my spouse, Julee Cruise, at this time. She left this realm on her personal phrases. No regrets. She is at peace.”
He added that her time as a member of The B-52s, who she toured with sporadically all through the ‘90s as a stand-in for Cindy Wilson, was “the happiest of her performing life”. “She will likely be ceaselessly grateful to them,” Grinnan wrote.
“When she first stepped as much as the mic with Fred [Schneider] and Kate [Pierson] she stated it was like becoming a member of The Beatles. She is going to love them at all times and always remember their travels collectively world wide. I performed her [The B-52s’ 1989 song] ‘Roam’ throughout her transition. Now she’s going to roam ceaselessly.”
Again in 2016, Cruise collaborated with Sky Ferreira on a new live version of ‘Falling’ – the Twin Peaks theme tune – at David Lynch’s Pageant Of Disruption in LA.