The last words uttered by some of music's greatest
Alexandra Pollard
11:38 21st August 2015

Sparked by some strange combination of a fear of death and a fascination with it, most people are strangely keen to learn about the final moments of those who have died. The most poignant manifestation of this comes from a dying person's final words.

Given how important words and lyrics are to a musician, it's somehow even more darkly poignant to learn of their last words. Sometimes beautifully mundane, other times painfully apt, these are the last words of some of the most important names in music.