This isn’t creepy at all (internally terrified as hell).
Musicians cover every aspect of life when it comes to writing songs. They range from drugs, sex, food, females etc. At times, they dig deeper into things like philosophies and the meaning of life, but things took a different route for these artists who somehow knew exactly how they’d die. It’s scary and fascinating at the same time. Look at the list and see for yourself:
1. Michael Jackson
When Jackson’s highly anticipated return to music with the ‘This Is It’ concert series was approached, he reportedly was uneasy and kept trying to reschedule the dates. According to the book Unmasked: The Final Years of Michael Jackson, the singer told a close friend the following, “I’m better off dead. I don’t have anywhere left to turn. I’m done.” This same person also claims that just two hours before he died in 2009, Jackson was saying that he was ‘tired of living’. It’s sad and shows the bad side of fame.
2. Jackie Wilson
This soul icon had the biggest hit of his career with the song ‘Lonely Teardrops’ in 1958 which had the line “my heart is crying, crying”. While performing the song live in 1975, the moment he sang the line, the singer had a massive heart attack on stage. The audience at first thought that it was a ruse but soon realised the horror of the situation after which he was in a coma for nine years before dying.
3. Jeff Buckley
Everyone knows about this man’s stellar cover of ‘Hallelujah’ but in his song ‘Dream Brother’ the singer sings the line, “Asleep in the sand with the ocean washing over”. Three years later the singer went for a swim and went missing. The authorities later found his body and it was determined that he died from drowning. He died a bit too soon and in the most haunting way.
This iconic rapper’s lyrics were already influential on the crowd way before he did something out of the blue. He appeared on Richie Rich’s song, ‘N—-s Done Change’, and sang, “I been shot and murdered, can tell you how it happened word for word. But best believe n—-s gon’ get what they deserve.” He died due to a shootout in Las Vegas. The weirder thing? In an interview before his death, he was asked where he saw himself in the upcoming years to which he responded, “Best case, in a cemetery.”
5. John Lennon
After taking a five year break, Lennon returned to music with Double Fantasy, just weeks before he was shot and killed. He recorded many songs during the album that didn’t end up on it, which included ‘Borrowed Time’. The song later appeared on Milk and Honey with Lennon singing, “Living on borrowed time without a thought for tomorrow”. These are getting eerie now.
6. Jimi Hendrix
7. Jim Morrison
The lead singer of The Doors was notorious with his devil may care attitude and controversial lyrics but nothing as controversial as the following fact. Just weeks after Hendrix’s and Janis Joplin’s death, he told his friend, “You’re drinking with number three” in reference to the recent deaths. He died in Paris under an unclear situation, hence being the third of them.