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Watch Myles Kennedy play ‘Hallelujah’ on Jeff Buckley’s guitar

He's the first person since Buckley to play the instrument live

Watch a stunning new video for Jeff Buckley’s previously unreleased ‘Sky Blue Skin’

A new video for 'Sky Blue Skin', a previously unreleased rare demo by the late Jeff Buckley, has been shared online. The animated clip was put together by animation studio Temple Cache, and makes use of images from sketchbooks and lyrics. 'Sky Blue Skin' was recorded by Buckley during his final recording session on September 13, 1996, before the musician drowned...

Exclusive: Watch unseen footage of Jeff Buckley’s 1994 ‘Grace’ performance in Scotland

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Previously unseen footage of Jeff Buckley performing in Scotland has arrived online. Check it out exclusively on NME.com The footage captures the late star's performance at the Gleneagles Hotel in February 1994, only months before the release of 'Grace' would confirm his status as one of the most prodigious talents of a generation. As well as the new footage, Columbia/Legacy recordings...

Jeff Buckley’s back catalogue is being streamed online in time for the 25th anniversary of ‘Grace’

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Jeff Buckley's backcatalogue is being made available to stream online in honour of the 25th anniversary of his debut album 'Grace'. The digital release will feature bonus tracks, rare recordings, and four complete live albums: 'Live at Wetlands, New York, NY 8/16/94', 'Live From Seattle, WA, 5/7/95', 'Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL, 5/13/95', and his 'Live at Columbia Records Radio Hour'...

Jared Leto wants to play Jeff Buckley in new biopic

Jared Leto play Jeff Buckley biopic
Jared Leto wants to play Jeff Buckley in a new movie, according to Buckley's former manager Dave Lory. Lory has just released a new book – Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah To The Last Goodbye – and was interviewed about the potential to turn the book into a new movie. “I have been approached, and there are some people reading the book...

Jeff Buckley’s former manager discusses tragic connection to Kurt Cobain

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Jeff Buckley's former manager has discussed the star's connection to Kurt Cobain in a new interview. Dave Lory managed Buckley from 1994 until the singer-songwriter's death in 1997. He died after drowning in the Mississippi River on May 29, 1997. Appearing on Alternative Nation's Desperate Times - 90's Music podcast, Lory discussed his new book, Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah...

Jeff Buckley’s manager opens up about the star’s last weeks and being told he had gone missing

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Jeff Buckley's manager has spoken out about the musician's last weeks and getting the call telling him the star had disappeared into the Mississippi River. Buckley died on May 29, 1997, after going for a spontaneous swim in the river. His body was found upstream in Memphis a few days later. He was 30 years old at the time....

Artists and designers revealed for Secret 7″ 2018

Primal Scream's Bobbie Gillespie, London Grammar's Hannah Reid and Jeff Buckley
Primal Scream, London Grammar, Manic Street Preachers and Jeff Buckley all have songs used for this years Secret 7" Project - with special sleeves designed by the likes of Jeremy Deller, Paul Smith, Polly Morgan and many more. Now its sixth year, Secret 7" will again see over 700 designers choose a track by one of seven selected artists, before designing...

Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Josh Klinghoffer cover Jeff Buckley

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Red Hot Chili Peppers' Josh Klinghoffer has covered Jeff Buckley during the band's most recent festival headline set. Buy Red Hot Chili Peppers merch here The guitarist joined the group in 2009 as replacement for John Frusciante. He had previously toured with the band since 2007. Last weekend, the Chili Peppers headlined the Argentinian and Chilean legs of Lollapalooza. At...

These five live versions of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ might bring you to tears

Leonard Cohen 'Hallelujah'
When Leonard Cohen died on November 7, 2016, he'd recently declared that Bob Dylan's receipt of the Nobel Prize for literature was like "pinning a medal on Mount Everest" – but it could just as easily have been him who picked up the award. His most renowned work, 'Hallelujah', has been covered in the studio almost 80 times and each performance...