Meat Loaf’s daughters, Amanda and Pearl Aday, took to Instagram this weekend to honor their father on the one-year anniversary of his death.
In an Instagram post, the sisters announced that they have released a 35-minute film starring Jack Bennett, titled Meat Loaf: A Celebration of Life, in tribute to the late singer-actor, who died on January 20, 2022 of 74 years died.
“We send our deepest thanks and admiration to Dad’s worldwide family of friends and fans for their continued love and support,” the sisters said of their father, whose real name is Michael Aday. “Today it’s exactly one year since we last had to say goodbye to our father.”
Tribute: Meat Loaf’s daughters, Amanda and Pearl Aday, took to Instagram this weekend to honor their father on the one-year anniversary of his death. He was pictured on stage in Australia in 2004
They said their film “is a celebration of Dad’s life and legacy, an acknowledgment of the man he was on and off the stage … not just the performer, but the boss, the mentor, the friend, the husband, the godfather.” , the grandpa “Papa Meat” and the father.
“The father who gave us love and generosity, who taught us and teased us. The dad who laughed and cried with us, taught us to catch a ball and ride a bike, celebrated our victories and caught us when we fell.”
They continued: “The man who was a big kid himself. The man who taught us tenacity and the value of respect. Our father. The man we miss every day.”
The sisters said they were “grateful to share this retrospective of career highlights and private moments from our personal archives that have not been shared before,” adding, “Thank you for celebrating dad and we thank you.” that you love him with us. ‘
In an Instagram post, the sisters announced that they have released a 35-minute film starring Jack Bennett entitled Meat Loaf: A Celebration of Life in honor of the late singer and actor
The famous entertainer, who died on January 20, 2022 at the age of 74, was pictured in Australia in 2011
“We hope you cry with us and laugh with us, and afterwards we hope you belt out your favorite Meat Loaf songs and sing along as loud as you can. He’s definitely listening.’
The sisters ended the message by saying, “Never stop ROCKING” and told fans his favorite charity is The Painted Turtle, a camp for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses founded by the late Paul Newman.
The short film explores sides of the singer’s personal and professional life, known for hits like Paradise by the Dashboard Light and I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That).
Meat Loaf was featured on stage during his March 1978 Bat Out of Hell tour
Dashboard Light artist’s paradise was pictured in April 1978
Queen member Brian May said of the film: “I’ve had the most incredible times with Meat. I used to call him Mr. Loaf and he didn’t seem to mind. I got up with him, he got up with us, and we did some incredibly fun stuff together.
“That big bear of a man…but privately such a little boy, such a little boy who didn’t want to grow up and never did. bless him And I think that’s why we all loved him so much. I miss you Meat.”
After Meat Loaf’s death, his daughter Amanda called her late father a “complex man with a lot of passion who wore his heart on his sleeve.”
She recalled her father to People: “When we were little, he always said he never wanted to be hip. Pearl and I wanted a new pair of shoes or whatever was trending, fancy or whatever and he was always like, ‘Don’t be trendy. don’t be hip Be cool because cool is always.” And he was.”