Singer Q Lazarus dies at 61 – ‘Farewell to horses’

For many years, the story of Q Lazzarus has been one of the few remaining mysteries in the music business. Q Lazzarus was a singer from New York who led a band called Q Lazzarus And The Resurrection. She is best known for “Goodbye Horses”, a 1988 single that was recorded famous scene in 1991 Silence of the Lambs. This song has become popular over the years, but Q Lazarus had disappeared from the public eye for decades before appear And answering a few questions from a reporter in 2018. Now, the woman who called herself Q Lazarus appears to be dead. a obituary newspaper As for the woman who has given birth, Diane Locke appeared on the Internet a few weeks ago. Lucky died on July 19 at the age of 61.

Q Lazarus’ story seems more like a legend or a myth than an autobiography of the musical business. Diane Lockey, born in Neptune, New Jersey, drove Q Lazarus And The Resurrection while working as a taxi driver in New York in the 1980s. Lazarus was never signed, but one day she chose director Jonathan Demme and played Demme for her demo. Deem loved it, and he used Q Lazzarus’ song “Candle Goes Away” in his 1986 classic wild thing.

Demme then used Goodbye Horses, the only song Q Lazarus released commercially, in two films, 1988 married to a mob and then Silence of the Lambs. in Silence of the LambsThe soundtrack to “Goodbye Horses” is an instantly popular scene where Ted Levine plays serial killer Buffalo Bill, puts his penis between his legs and stands for himself in the mirror, saying he’s going to fuck himself. Silence of the Lambs It was a huge hit and won Best Picture, and the dark romance of “Goodbye Horses” gave an echo to this scene.

Q Lazarus appeared briefly in the follow-up film Demme, 1993 Philadelphia, in a scene in which Talking Heads covers “Paradise”. After that, Q Lazzarus completely disappeared from view. “Farewell to Horses” has gained a good reputation over the years, and artists have loved it MGMT And the John Hopkins Covered the song. Three years ago, Diane Loki Call journalist Dazed Digital Thomas Gorton, tells him that she is alive and well and that she has been driving a bus on Staten Island for years. Shortly after that, Loki left the map again more detailed obituary He notes, “At the time of her death, Diane was finishing work on a feature-length documentary about her life and music with director and friend Eva Arriges. The film would be released in 2023, along with an album of songs covering her entire music career.”

Although the obituary lists her year of birth as 1962, rolling rock It reports that Loki was actually born in 1960. She is survived by a husband and two children, as well as another family.

Below, check out the “Goodbye Horses” video and Lazzarus’ scene at Philadelphia.

Thanks to reader Chris C for the info.


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