Adam Sandler will always be Chris Farley.
More than twenty years after Farley’s death, Sandler still grieves when he sings the “Chris Farley Song”, a song he wrote for his late friend and comedian, who died in December 1997 at the age of 33. died of a drug overdose.
Sandler told the “Happy Sad Confused” podcast that his musical tribute still makes him emotional. He performed the song as part of his Netflix special “Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh” and sang it on “SNL” when he hosted in May 2019.
Sandler said, “The first few times we played that song, I would burst into tears and I really couldn’t sing it well because I would get so emotional, and then I felt it and was able to get it out.” ” podcast. “It’s weird, but when that song starts, I go, ‘Oh f–k, okay, don’t cry and don’t do it’ yet. I’ve already sung it a hundred times, but it made me Have shaken it.
Sandler said, “I think it’s because we show Chris’ video and I see his face.” He also said that “hearing the crowd go crazy for Farley” makes him happy.
“Every show I do, the biggest applause of the night is for Farley and whenever I mention his name, the audience goes nuts. It feels great,” he said.