Johnny Marr devoted his performance of ‘There Is A Light That Under no circumstances Goes Out’ at this year’s BBC 6 New music Competition to Taylor Hawkins.
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The Foo Fighters drummer died on March 25 at the age of 50. He was identified in his hotel area in Bogotá, Colombia, several hours just before the band have been were set to headline a festival in the town as component of a South American tour.
Marr played The Smiths classic at Cardiff’s Terrific Hall on Sunday (April 3). “This is a song that we’d like to dedicate to our pal Dave Grohl,” he said, introducing the keep track of.
“Lots of appreciate going out to you men and all the Foos spouse and children. We miss out on you Taylor, we will not at any time fail to remember you. God bless you. This is from all of us.”
Somewhere else, throughout his set, Marr played The Smiths’ ‘Panic’ and ‘This Charming Man’, moreover a go over of Depeche Mode‘s ‘I Come to feel You’. He returned for an encore to play ‘Bigmouth Strikes Again’ and ‘How Shortly Is Now?’.
The Grammys memorialised Hawkins with a special tribute at the Las Vegas ceremony very last evening (April 3).
“This was the instant in the demonstrate when I was supposed to be introducing the Foo Fighters,” host Trevor Noah explained for the duration of the ceremony. “We would have been celebrating with them as they won 3 Grammy awards before today.
“But they are, of course, not below due to the passing of their famous drummer Taylor Hawkins. Our thoughts go out to Taylor’s relatives, his good friends, the Foo Fighter relatives and all of their fans all-around the planet. We’d like to take a minute now to keep in mind Taylor.”
Earlier in the ceremony, Billie Eilish also compensated tribute to Hawkins during her performance of ‘Happier Than Ever’. For the overall look, the pop star wore a t-shirt with the late rockstar on the front of it.
In other information, Johnny Marr and Modest Mouse discovered past month that they had started doing work on new new music together, which would be their to start with because Marr’s stint in the band from 2006-2008.
Talking to NME previous yr, Marr claimed: “I would like for it to happen a single day.”
“That’s not me being coy – I just pass up them. We’ve just received so much planned for the subsequent pair of several years. We’ve acquired the double album, touring and then I’m heading to in all probability do yet another movie, but I’d almost certainly have to do a new document with Isaac. They are the one particular band that I’d rejoin.”