Klaus Nomi - the cold song

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    Aug 23, 2011 2:06 PM GMT
    Just came across his performances on youtube, and kept re-watching it for about 5 times. Thought I would share.

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    Aug 23, 2011 2:51 PM GMT
    I think this was one of his last public appearances before dying of AIDS
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    Aug 23, 2011 3:03 PM GMT
    intentsman saidI think this was one of his last public appearances before dying of AIDS


    It was, yes. It's sort of fitting, given the mournful lyrics and tone of the song.

    I love that song in general, but I love Nomi's version especially because he took a song written for a bass, took it up an octave, and made it his own.
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    Aug 23, 2011 3:35 PM GMT
    Ah, Klaus.

    He was just fantastic. I always thought of him as the bastard stepchild of Ziggy Stardust. I see a lot of him in Bjork.