David Lynch tribute concert album to be released

The Music of David Lynch due out on 15 April on Communion

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The David Lynch tribute concert that took place at the Ace Hotel, LA last year is being released as a double LP.

The show consisted of artists playing a number of songs from the soundtracks to a number of Lynch’s productions, including ‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘Blue Velvet’.

Notable performances include Donovan taking on Elvis Presley’s ‘Love Me Tender’ and Duran Duran’s finale of ‘The Chauffeur’, ‘Ordinary World’ and ‘Hungry Like The Wolf’. Wayne Coyne, Steven Drozd and Lynch’s long-time collaborator Angelo Badalamenti also performed on the night.


It was held to honour the 10th anniversary of Lynch’s non-profit organisation, The David Lynch Foundation, which aims to teach transcendental meditation to people suffering from trauma. They specifically target the homeless, veterans and children.

The Music of David Lynch setlist:

Angelo Badalamenti – Laura Palmer’s Theme (from ‘Twin Peaks’)
Donovan – Love Me Tender (from ‘Wild At Heart’)
Chrysta Bell – Swing With Me (from the Lynch-produced album ‘This Train’)
Tennis and Twin Peaks – In Dreams (from ‘Blue Velvet’)
Rebekah Del Rio – Llorando (from ‘Mulholland Drive’)
Sky Ferreira – Blue Velvet (from ‘Blue Velvet’)
Jim James with Jim Bruening – Sycamore Trees (from ‘Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me’)
Karen O – Pinky’s Dream (from ‘Crazy Clown Time’)
Angelo Badalamenti –Dance of the Dream Man (from ‘Twin Peaks’)
Angelo Badalamenti and Kinny Landrum – Dark Spanish Symphony (from ‘Wild At Heart’)
Lykke Li – Wicked Game (from ‘Wild At Heart’)
Moby – Go (samples ‘Laura Palmer’s Theme’ from ‘Twin Peaks’)
Moby – The Perfect Life
Zola Jesus – In Heaven (from ‘Eraserhead’)
Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd – Soundscape from ‘Eraserhead’/score from ‘The Elephant Man’
Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd – Lola Jesus
Duran Duran – The Chauffeur
Duran Duran – Ordinary World
Duran Duran – Hungry Like the Wolf


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