Final evening (January 9), pianist Mike Garson held a livestream occasion known as A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day that includes quite a lot of artists paying tribute to the late musician, who died 5 12 months’s in the past as we speak (January 10).
The likes of Boy George, Smashing Pumpkins‘ Billy Corgan, Perry Farrell, Peter Frampton, Slipknot‘s Corey Taylor, Yungblud, Anna Calvi and Duran Duran all took half within the livestream occasion – which was initially presupposed to happen on Bowie’s birthday (January 8), however was postponed by a day following some logistical points.
Reznor, who was joined by his spouse and How To Destroy Angels bandmate Mariqueen Maandig, Atticus Ross and Garson, carried out covers of the Bowie songs ‘Implausible Voyage’ and ‘Trend’.
Watch the Nine Inch Nails frontman’s efficiency beneath:
Earlier within the week, Reznor recalled how he would listen to Bowie’s records when he was growing up, cementing Bowie in his thoughts because the “greatest archetype for somebody who has a incredible voice and was type of an actor pretending to be a rock star, in a approach”.
“[It] appeared to present him the power to reinvent himself in ways in which simply felt like it could take numerous braveness to have had success at one thing after which throw it away and take a look at one thing new,” Reznor instructed Consequence Of Sound.
Recalling how 9 Inch Nails later opened for Bowie on his ‘Exterior Tour’ in 1995, Reznor remembered how he bought to noticed Bowie in individual “and be terrified and intimidated” earlier than then discovering “an precise human being behind it that did impossibly dwell as much as no matter you projected on him”.
“What actually left the largest impression on me was there I used to be in a nasty state of dependancy and type of happening the bathroom. And [Bowie] was on the opposite finish to have come out of it,” Reznor continued.
“There have been the few type of large brother / fatherly occasions the place he’d name me apart and type of get on my shit: ‘You’ll want to get your shit collectively.’ It doesn’t have to finish up down there. He didn’t say this, however take a look at the place he was. He was blissful. He was nonetheless taking possibilities.”
In the meantime, David Bowie‘s previously unreleased covers of John Lennon‘s ‘Mother’ and Bob Dylan‘s ‘Tryin’ to Get to Heaven’ have been released for the first time, to mark what would have been the music icon’s 74th birthday.