Tim Minchin opened final evening’s digital TV BAFTA awards (July 31) with a brand new original comedy song specifically written for the cerremony – watch it beneath.
Minchin recorded the efficiency remotely from Sydney with three again up singers. The untitled song 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 nice artwork, when actuality has jumped the shark?…Come hell or excessive water/Pandemic or dysfunction/We will stand as much as give one another prizes
“Let’s get by way of these awards and get again to our actual jobs/Signing virtuous petitions in our ugg boots.”
Minchin additionally closed the ceremony with a efficiency of his song ‘Carry You’ from Upright.
This 12 months’s BAFTA occasion was broadcast from a closed-doors studio with host Richard Ayoade and a number of the award presenters there in individual, because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The massive TV winner of the evening was Chernobyl with two main awards for greatest mini-series and main actor, for Jared Harris, taking its whole to 9 BAFTAs following the present’s latest victory on the BAFTA TV Craft Awards. Elsewhere, Idris Elba acquired the evening’s particular award, for his inventive contribution to tv and his work selling range 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 nearly altogether in favour of what he advised News Reader Web is “bent pop”.