In Jan 2016,
David Bowie‘s genocide repelled a universe during vast and song lovers in particular. He was an artist who himself desirous a era of artists – so naturally dual of today’s many singular stars wanted to compensate their possess really opposite tributes to him: Lady Gaga and “Royals” thespian Lorde.
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Lady Gaga during her Grammys tribute, left, and Lorde during her homage Photo: Getty Images
At a BRITs on Wednesday night, actor Gary Oldman introduced Lorde as someone who David called “the destiny of music.” She did not disappoint, with an romantic cover of “Life on Mars” corroborated by David’s possess rope members on theatre for a absolute performance, reunited for a initial time in 10 years.
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While Lorde wore a elementary black fit for her homage, dual weeks progressing Lady Gaga dressed as a idol himself as she teamed adult with Intel to put on a spectacular, out-of-the-box
performance that started off with a Bowie-themed hologram superimposed on
She afterwards sang a miscellany of Bowie’s many of his iconic hits, including “Space
Oddity”, “Changes”, “Fame” and “Heroes”, disorder in a throng with a decorated opening and a assistance of
Nile Rodgers of Chic, a writer behind David’s manuscript “Let’s Dance”, who was on theatre alongside her.
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While both renditions seemed generally good received, David’s son
Duncan Jones seems to have his favorite. He famously tweeted after Lady Gaga’s performance: “‘Overexcited or irrational, typically as a
result of ardour or
excessive enthusiasm; mentally confused.’ Damn it! What IS that word!?” –
a anxiety to a compendium clarification of ‘gaga’. After Lorde’s Feb 24
tribute, he re-tweeted a couple to a immature singer’s opening and also
noted: “Finally found a links to tonight’s Brits. Just… beautiful.
(Fans, of course, can confirm for themselves.)
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The theatre during a BRITs on Wednesday night Photo: Getty Images
What’s clear, though, is that a detriment of David Bowie influenced both Lorde and Lady Gaga greatly. Lady Gaga attributes her career to him, and, in an talk with NPR, she talked about David’s “Aladdin Sane” and how it altered her “perspective on everything, forever.”
In a Facebook post, Lorde wrote a intense note about David. “I’ve never met a favourite of cave and favourite it… David was different. I’ll never forget a caressing of a hands as we spoke, or a light in his eyes. That night something altered in me – we felt a patience grow, a sureness.”
Which reverence did we like best? Tweet us what we consider during @hellomagus!