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Billie Lourd Honors Mom Carrie Fisher With a Song on Anniversary of Her Death

Carrie Fisher & Billie Lourd, 2015
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Carrie Fisher and daughter Billie Lourd arrive for the Premiere Of Walt Disney Pictures And Lucasfilm's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' held on Dec. 14, 2015 in Hollywood, Calif. 

Billie Lourd honored her mother, Carrie Fisher, on the two-year anniversary of her death by playing the late actress' favorite song on the piano, "These Days" (recorded by Nico in 1967, and written by Jackson Browne).

The 26-year-old posted a video of herself on Thursday (Dec. 27) performing the song, and explained its connection to her mom: "This is the piano her father gave her and this was one of her favorite songs. And as the song says, we must 'keep on moving.'"

"As my Momby once said, 'take your broken heart and turn it into art' - whatever that art may be for you," she ended her caption.

Fisher died in 2016 due to cardiac arrest. She was 60 years old.

See Lourd's touching tribute below.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

----?®? ??--???--?--It has been two years since my Momby’s death and I still don’t know what the “right” thing to do on a death anniversary is (I’m sure a lot of you feel the same way about your loved ones). So I decided to do something a little vulnerable for me, but something we both loved to do together - sing. This is the piano her father gave her and this was one of her favorite songs. And as the song says, we must “keep on moving”. I’ve found that what keeps me moving is doing things that make me happy, working hard on the things that I’m passionate about and surrounding myself with people I love and making them smile. I hope this encourages anyone feeling a little low or lost to “keep on moving”. As my Momby once said, “take your broken heart and turn it into art” - whatever that art may be for you. ??

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