Tim Minchin opened final evening’s digital TV BAFTA awards (July 31) with a brand new unique comedy tune specifically written for the cerremony – watch it under.
Minchin recorded the efficiency remotely from Sydney with three again up singers. The untitled tune is bleakly comedian and apocalyptic, decrying the affect of the coronavirus pandemic on the humanities, and joking about how Minchin’s TV present Upright was not nominated for an award.
“Tell me how do you make great art, when reality has jumped the shark?…Come hell or high water/Pandemic or disorder/We will stand up to give each other prizes,” Minchin sang.
“Let’s get through these awards and get back to our real jobs/Signing virtuous petitions in our ugg boots.”
Minchin additionally closed the ceremony with a efficiency of his tune ‘Carry You’ from Upright.
This 12 months’s BAFTA occasion was broadcast from a closed-doors studio with host Richard Ayoade and among the award presenters there in individual, as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
The huge TV winner of the evening was Chernobyl with two main awards for greatest mini-series and main actor, for Jared Harris, taking its complete to 9 BAFTAs following the present’s current victory on the BAFTA TV Craft Awards. Elsewhere, Idris Elba obtained the evening’s particular award, for his inventive contribution to tv and his work selling variety and new expertise within the trade.
Minchin’s debut studio album, ‘Apart Together’, is ready to be launched in November 2020 on BMG Australia. It’s set to characteristic the singles ‘Leaving LA’, ‘I’ll Take Lonely Tonight’ and sees the musician drop the jokes virtually altogether in favour of what he instructed Music News is “bent pop”.