Adam Sandler nonetheless will get emotional singing candy Chris Farley tune | AE Daily News

Published: February 01, 2023

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Adam Sandler will at all times Chris Farley.

More than twenty years after Farley’s demise, Sandler nonetheless will get unhappy when he sings the “Chris Farley Song,” a tune he wrote for his late good friend and comic, who died in December 1997 of a drug overdose at age 33.

Sandler advised the “Happy Sad Confused” podcast that his musical tribute nonetheless makes him emotional. He carried out the tune as a part of his Netflix particular “Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh” and sang it on “SNL” when he hosted in May 2019.

“The first few times, we played that song, I would tear up and I couldn’t really sing it well because I’d get so emotional, and then I felt it and was able to get it out there,” Sandler mentioned on the podcast. “It’s weird, but when that song starts, I go, ‘Oh f–k, alright, don’t cry and don’t do that’ still. I’ve sang it maybe a hundred times already, but it rocks me.”

Sandler added, “I think it’s because we show a video of Chris and I see his face.” He additionally mentioned “hearing the crowd go nuts for Farley” makes him glad.

“Every show I do, by far the biggest applause of the night is talking about Farley and any time I mention his name, the audience goes nuts. It feels great,” he mentioned.

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