Adam Sandler nonetheless will get emotional singing Chris Farley tune


Adam Sandler will at all times Chris Farley.

Greater than twenty years after Farley’s dying, Sandler nonetheless will get unhappy when he sings the “Chris Farley Song,” a tune he wrote for his late pal 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 Might 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 stated 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 stated “hearing the crowd go nuts for Farley” makes him joyful.

“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 stated.