SPECIAL MEANING: Lime Cordiale brothers Oliver and Louis Leimbach were touched by the lost of their Newcastle fan Isaac Lourie.IT was a school lunch breakwith a rocking twist.
Last Friday Sydney alternative-pop band Lime Cordiale performed at Newcastle High School, before their Cambridge Hotel show, in tribute toformer student Isaac Lourie.
The Hamilton 17-year-old was killed in January in a water-skiing accident at Raymond Terrace. Lourie was a guitarist and afan of Sydney indie actLime Cordiale, so Newcastle High reached out to Leimbach about performing for his classmates.
UPDATED: Lime Cordiale rock Newcastle High for Isaachttps://nnimgt-a.akamaihd苏州夜生活/transform/v1/crop/frm/E9srhG6YCw3ZDt9UDADP4R/9851b7cb-9442-4fff-993c-ad6fdd1a0860.jpg/r0_436_4508_2983_w1200_h678_fmax.jpg“Actually singing the words of the song will feel different.”whats-on, music-and-gigs, Lime Cordiale, Isaac Lourie, Newcastle High School, Oliver Leimbach2018-11-21T13:30:00+11:00https://players.brightcove苏州夜生活/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=5972796985001https://players.brightcove苏州夜生活/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=5972796985001Lime Cordiale at Newcastle HighLime Cordiale frontman Oli Leimbach told theHerald before the show that the duo didn’t think twice about performing after they received the request.
“For someone to already be a fan of our band is pretty emotional for us, especially when they’re outside of Sydney,” Leimbachsaid.
“Hearing that someone has passed away it felt like one of our crew, one of our family, had passed away.It hit pretty hard.
“To not even know [Isaac] and to know this school is remembering him with this music, that’s amazing.”
Isaac’s family also launched the Isaac Lourie Scholarship on the day, whichcomprises of a year of access to a guitar and tuition from Reynolds & Co.