Musicians Pay Tribute to Suicide's Alan Vega

Musicians Pay Tribute to Suicide's Alan Vega
Proto-punk icon and Suicide frontman Alan Vega passed away on Saturday (July 16) at the age of 78. The sad news left many reflecting on the musician's influence and sharing tributes of their own.
 
Arcade Fire have previously covered Suicide at live shows, and following the news of Vega's death, frontman Win Butler shared a solo cover of "Dream Baby Dream." Uploaded to his DJ Windows 98 SoundCloud, the track was captioned with a short, simple: "Sad day."
 

 
MGMT have also offered up a musical tribute, covering "Goodbye Darling" from Vega's 1983 solo record Saturn Strip.
 

 
As previously reported, Majical Cloudz' Devon Welsh even penned an original tune titled "Me and Alan Vega" to pay homage to the late singer.

And while there are surely many more musical homages in the works, lots of artists are also sharing their condolences on social media.