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Julee Cruise

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Julee Ann Cruise (December 1, 1956 – June 9, 2022) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress, best known for her collaborations with composer Angelo Badalamenti and film director David Lynch in the late 1980s and early 1990s. She released four albums and collaborated with a variety of other artists.

Cruise was known for her song "Falling", the theme song for the television series Twin Peaks. She also had minor appearances as a roadhouse singer in Twin Peaks, both the original series and the 1992 movie, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. She later returned for the revival series, Twin Peaks: The Return (2017), 25 years later, performing in the closing credits of the penultimate episode. She also featured in Lynch and Badalamenti's avant garde concert, Industrial Symphony No. 1, which was filmed and released on home media.Other notable singles included "Rockin' Back Inside My Heart" (1990) and "If I Survive" from her 1999 Wide Angle album. Her final album, My Secret Life, was released in 2011.

Cruise was also a stage actress and appeared in the Broadway musical Return to the Forbidden Planet and the bio-musical Radiant Baby in 2004.

Articles

June 11, 2022

David Lynch pays tribute to Julee Cruise: “A great musician, great singer and a great human being”

Cruise, who sang the theme tune for Lynch's 'Twin Peaks', died on Thursday The post David Lynch pays tribute to Julee Cruise: “A great musician, great singer and a great human being” appeared first on NME.

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June 10, 2022

Remembering Julee Cruise With 5 Essential Tracks

Following her death at 65, a look back at some of the dream pop icon’s most sublime moments.

pitchfork.com

June 10, 2022

David Lynch Remembers Julee Cruise: ‘Great Singer and a Great Human Being’

"Might be a good time to appreciate all the good music she made," filmmaker says following death of longtime Twin Peaks collaborator

www.rollingstone.com

June 10, 2022

Julee Cruise, Blue Velvet and Twin Peaks Singer, Dies at 65

A longtime collaborator of David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti, Cruise sang unforgettable renditions of “Mysteries of Love” and the Twin Peaks theme song “Falling”

pitchfork.com

June 10, 2022

Julee Cruise, Frequent David Lynch Collaborator, Dies at 65

The instrumental version of Cruise's "Falling" was the title music for Lynch's "Twin Peaks" series.

www.billboard.com

June 10, 2022

Julee Cruise, singer and David Lynch collaborator, has died aged 65

Cruise's work appeared in Twin Peaks and Blue Velvet among others The post Julee Cruise, singer and David Lynch collaborator, has died aged 65 appeared first on NME.

www.nme.com

June 10, 2022

Julee Cruise, Singer and Frequent David Lynch Collaborator, Dead at 65

Iowa-born singer's voice was integral to many of Lynch's projects, including Twin Peaks and Blue Velvet

www.rollingstone.com

Discs

Rockin' Back Inside My Heart

November 27, 2020

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Sing Each Other’s Songs for You

August 5, 2016

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Say Good Bye (Isolée Remixes)

October 14, 2011

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My Secret Life

March 1, 2011

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San José EP

February 25, 2011

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The Art of Being a Girl

November 4, 2010

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Say Goodbye Remixes

March 12, 2002

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The Voice Of Love

January 1, 1993

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Floating Into The Night

September 12, 1989

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Three Demos

January 1, 1989

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Floating (Demo)

January 1, 1989

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