Get to know more about Julee Cruise, who has recently passed away.
Who Is Julee Cruise? The Singer At The Roadhouse In Twin Peaks
Julee A. Cruise, the singer at the roadhouse in Twin Peaks, was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and musician who was born on December 1, 1956, in Creston, Iowa, United States.
She is best known for her collaborations with composer Angelo Badalamenti and film director David Lynch in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
She released four albums and collaborated with a variety of other artists.
Cruise was known for her song “Falling”, the theme song for the television series Twin Peaks.
She also had minor appearances as a roadhouse singer in Twin Peaks, both the original series and the 1992 movie, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.
She would later return for the revival series, Twin Peaks: The Return (2017), 25 years later, performing in the closing credits of the penultimate episode.
Not only that, but Cruise also featured in Lynch and Badalamenti’s avant garde concert, Industrial Symphony No. 1, which was filmed and released on home media.
Other notable singles included “Rockin’ Back Inside My Heart” (1990) and “If I Survive” from her 1999 Wide Angle album. Her final album, My Secret Life, was released in 2011.
Cruise was also a stage actress and appeared on the Broadway musical Return to the Forbidden Planet and the bio-musical Radiant Baby in 2004.
Cruise passed away on June 9, 2022, at the age of 65.