Good Charlotte covered “Awful Things” for Lil Peep’s memorial service—watchDecember 3, 2017
[Photo by: Good Charlotte/YouTube]
The service, open to fans and meant to honor Peep's life and legacy, took place in Long Beach, New York and featured special speakers and performances. While Good Charlotte were not able to attend the event in-person, the performance was shared with family and friends during the service.
Good Charlotte vocalist Joel Madden took to Twitter to comment on the performance and express his condolences for the young musician, stating “I'm forever a fan.”
We were honored to play this for Peep. We hope his family, friends and fans can feel the impact of his music and his life, and I️ hope he is somewhere smiling – I’m forever a fan❤️ https://t.co/VQgd2BZEXW
— Joel Madden (@JoelMadden) December 3, 2017
do y’all realize peep would be shitting his fucking pants to know good charlotte would be performing one of his songs at his own memorial holy fuck
— nedarb (@NEDARBNAGROM) December 2, 2017
— Good Charlotte (@GoodCharlotte) December 3, 2017
Watch a video of the full, heartfelt performance below:
Though presumed an overdose, the musician's brother Oskar recently said the death was accidental: “He was super happy with where he was in life.”
Videographer Wiggy shared a poignant tribute to Lil Peep, featuring a collection of candid footage showing Lil Peep performing, traveling and more. You can watch the powerful video here.
AP's thoughts are with Lil Peep's family and loved ones at this time.
Take a look at images from Lil Peep's memorial service in Long Beach, New York:
[Photos by: Nick Karp]