If there’s anything
that’ll make you feel idle, it’s musicians releasing new music
even when they’re dead.
Sometimes the songs are nothing but cash-ins of demos the artist
couldn’t finish or didn’t think were good enough.
Other times, the songs are satisfying conclusions to an
artist’s discography. It can be as equally eerie as it is
comforting to hear your favourite artist after they are gone.
There’s more of an
appreciation and demand when musicians, especially lead singers, pass
away – often their music catapults to the top of the charts the
The Notorious B.I.G.'s
timely-titled classic ‘Life After Death’ was released only two
weeks after he was fatally shot and killed. Whether he’d agree to
it or not, Tupac has startlingly released more music in death than in
life. Many peoples' favourite Nirvana record ‘MTV Unplugged In
New York’ was released the same year Kurt Cobain took his own life.
Eva Cassidy only became known to the public in death. Juice WRLD's
posthumous album 'Legends Never Die' set Billboard chart records only
Here, let's look at many songs released after an artist was taken
from us, those that only enhanced their legend, even in death.