Julee Cruise, the heavenly voice of "Twin Peaks," is dead

Julee Cruise, the heavenly voice of “Twin Peaks,” is dead

The singer had announced that she had lupus, an autoimmune disease, in 2018.

It was through her husband, Edward Grinnan, that the news broke. Singer Julee Cruise passed away at the age of 65: “I said goodbye to my wife, Julee Cruise, today. She left this world on her own terms. No regrets. She is at peace”He wrote via a Facebook post this Friday.

Born in Iowa in 1956, Julee Cruise will forever be linked to the cinema of David Lynch : their first collaboration dates back to 1985 with the film Blue Velvet, on the initiative of composer Angelo Badalamenti, signatory of most of Lynch’s BOs. Cruise performs the song there Mysteries Of Love, setting the stage for a still-cult love story. In 1989, the now inseparable trio will be back on an album, Floating Into the Nightwhich will not be as successful until two years later, after the release of the series Twin Peaks. For example, you will find the iconic song Fallingwhich was on the disc.

During the three seasons of the series, the singer will make regular appearances, in music and on screen. One remembers her in particular, interpreting The World Spins, on the stage of the Bang Bang Bar. The singer also excelled in the band B-52’s, a new-wave icon of the 90’s. Solo and throughout his four albums, including the last, My Secret Lifedating back to 2011, Julee Cruise will remain the great instigator of an ever more dreamy pop, later inspiring a few Cigarettes After Sex or Unloved.

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