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Jeff Buckley Death

Jeff Buckley... a beautiful musician and person.


"Half of the art of making records is letting the whole thing go... even your mistakes. The nature of it is excruciating. Or, it's obsessive. Because you're dealing with ultimate things. You know? It's not like a live show where you play it and it just disappears into the air like smoke. It's like painting - sound painting. " - Jeff Buckley


'Jewel Thief' Neon sign. it could have been made for Angel by Tracy Emin

from Rolling Stone

R.E.M., 'Automatic for the People' - 100 Best Albums of the Nineties

Automatic for the people. Probably the album I most played in my teen years!


Jeff Buckley – 'Morning Theft'. Made all the more poignant by Jeff Buckley's untimely death at the age of 30 in Memphis, Tennessee, 'Morning Theft' is an under-appreciated gem from his second, unfinished album, '...My Sweetheart The Drunk'. "I miss my beautiful friend", he sings, before the song changes gear sweetly and unexpectedly. We miss you, Jeff.


MSNBC Expose on Jeff Buckley's Life/Death - This clip is part of the Best of Edgewise Music Festival, reported by John Hockenberry in August of 1997, mere months after Buckley's death. The expose is entitled Eternal Grace.--- Commentary can be seen from close friends and those who knew him including: Chris Cornell, Lenny Kaye, Penny Arcade, George Stein and Gary Lucas. At the end of the clip, each person mentioned above reads a lyric from Grace; it's an emotional moment. R.I.P. Jeff Buckley


Since his untimely death in 1997 Jeff Buckley is an artist whose legacy continues to resonate.