Published Feb 25, 2016The BRIT Awards were handed out last night (February 24) in a ceremony that boasted performances from Rihanna and Drake, the Weeknd and Adele. In addition to music's biggest stars churning out their latest singles, though, the show also featured Lorde performing a tribute to the late, great David Bowie.
A supergroup of Bowie players from over the years opened the segment with a medley of the star's biggest hits before Lorde came out and belted "Life on Mars?" in its entirety, getting visibly emotional by the end of it. Now, Bowie's son Duncan Jones has offered his gratitude for the "beautiful" performance.
Finally found the links to tonight's Brits. Just... beautiful. Thank you.— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) February 25, 2016
The touching reaction seems much more supportive than the words he had to offer after Lady Gaga's Grammy tribute earlier this month.
Bowie's keyboard player Mike Garson, who played during last night's show, returned some kind words to Jones.
.@ManMadeMoon Thank you Duncan. So glad you enjoyed it. That means a lot to the band.— Mike Garson (@mikegarson) February 25, 2016
Lorde was backed by Garson, Earl Slick, Sterling Campbell, Gail Ann Dorsey, Gerry Leonard and Catherine Russell for the special performance. Relive their rendition of "Life on Mars?" in the player below.