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Moby and Rebekah Del Rio Had Cameos on 'Twin Peaks'

Moby performs with his band at The Fonda Theatre on Oct. 3, 2013 in Los Angeles.
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Moby performs with his band at The Fonda Theatre on Oct. 3, 2013 in Los Angeles. 

What to give a guy who has everything? Moby wanted a cameo on Twin Peaks: The Return, and he got his wish. The electronic music artist ditched his keys to play the guitar-strumming right-hand man to Rebekah Del Rio for an episode 10-closing performance of “No Stars”.

The connections run deep. David Lynch co-wrote “No Stars,” which appeared in her 2011 album Love Hurts Love Heals, and Del Rio performed at the director's 2016 Festival of Disruption. She also appeared in Lynch’s 2001 film Mulholland Dr, singing "Llorando" a cappella.

Moby can thank Lynch's puzzling original for an early career boost. Back in the early '90s, Moby (like the rest of us) was tuned into "Twin Peaks." Inspired by the moody “Laura Palmer’s Theme,” he dropped a sample from it into his track “Go” and scored his first bonafide international hit, with the single reaching No 10 in the U.K. 

Moby and Del Rio join the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Sharon Van Etten and Chromatics as performers in the series’ Bang Bang Bar. And they weren’t the only guest artists on the most recent episode. Harry Dean Stanton, who celebrated his 91st birthday on Friday (July 14), delivered a rendition of the classic folk song “Red River Valley.”