Girls cover Whitney Houston's 'I Will Always Love You' – video

San Franciscan duo pay tribute to late singer

Girls cover Whitney Houston's 'I Will Always Love You' – video

Photo: Sadie Mellerio/NME

Girls have paid tribute to Whitney Houston by performing a cover of 'I Will Always Love You' – scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to watch.

According to Pitchfork, the San Francisco duo showcased their rendition of the track at Singapore's Laneway Festival after Houston passed away on Saturday morning (February 11) aged 48 at the Beverly Hills Hiton Hotel. 'I Will Always Love You' was originally written by country singer Dolly Parton in 1974, but later became closely associated with Houston after she recorded the song for the soundtrack of her film The Bodyguard in 1992.

Reports earlier this morning (February 13) suggested that her death was allegedly caused by an overdose of prescription drugs. Rumours had originally circulated that the singer had drowned after her body was found in a bathtub, but family sources' have said that Houston died as a result of an overdose of Xanax and other prescription drugs mixed with alcohol.

Girls are set to play their biggest UK headline show to date at the London HMV Forum on May 28. The duo, who are comprised of frontman Christopher Owens and bass player Chet 'JR' White, will also play a leg of European dates including three shows in France, and have also been confirmed for this year's Primavera Sound festival in Spain.

Girls will play:

London HMV Forum (May 28)
Lille Le Grand Mix (29)
Paris Cite De La Musique Festival (30)
Marseille Cabaret Aletoire (31)


To check the availability of Girls tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.



Whitney Houston, 1963-2012 - obituary

Whitney Houston's life in photos

Whitney Houston - ten best songs

Read More On This Artist

More News
A$AP Mob sued by woman allegedly injured in stage diving incident
Paul Weller and Johnny Marr perform Johnny Walker & The Allstars cover in London - watch
Future releases new 'Fuck Up Some Commas' video – watch
Death Grips unveil 'I Break Mirrors With My Face in the United States' video – watch
Dr Dre working on new music inspired by NWA biopic
Petition launched to stop Paris Hilton DJing at US festival
Ozzy Osbourne cancels his own festival in order to undergo surgery
Skrillex, Mark Ronson, Four Tet added to Bestival line-up
SBTRKT shares new song 'FLAREtWO' - listen
Over 200 One Direction fans ask for 'compassionate leave' from work following...
Blink-182's Mark Hoppus features on new All Time Low track 'Tidal Waves' - listen
Bill Withers: 'I'm a big fan of Taylor Swift'
Marina And The Diamonds performs 'Froot' live on 'Late Night with Seth...
Captured Tracks to reissue album by Ben Stiller's teenage 'no wave/ retardo' punk...
Jamie xx shares 'Loud Places' video and 'In Colour' album artwork – watch
Skrillex and Four Tet announce joint London show
Barcelona footballer Dani Alves releases charity rap single – watch
One Direction score highest grossing world tour of 2014
Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, Janelle Monáe and John Frusciante confirmed for new Duran Duran album
The Charlatans and Echo & The Bunnymen added to V Festival 2015 line-up
Morrissey forced to cancel 'Alan Carr: Chatty Man' appearance
Miley Cyrus hits out at US governor over 'anti-gay' bill

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM