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Hope Sandoval Remembers Mazzy Star Bandmate David Roback: ‘I am Devastated’

<p>INDIO, CA - APRIL 13: Hope Sandoval of Mazzy Star performs as part of Day 1 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music &amp; Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Fields on April 13, 2012 in Indio, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)</p>

Hope Sandoval paid tribute to her Mazzy Star bandmate David Roback in a Facebook post.

“It’s been a few days since I lost my dear friend and I am devastated… Thank you all for the love. 💙Hope,” the post read. It was accompanied by a photo containing a poem.

Roback died last week at the age of 61 due to metastatic cancer, according to the New York Times.

Sandoval and Roback formed Mazzy Star in 1987. The band released a trio of well-received albums in the ’90s, with 1993’s So Tonight That I Might See being the most enduring. That record contained Mazzy Star’s signature hit, “Fade Into You.”

Though seemingly on hiatus after 1997, the band returned in 2011 with a new single before releasing a full-length in 2013 titled Seasons Of Your Day. Mazzy Star would release another EP in 2018 titled Still.

Check out Sandoval’s post from Mazzy Star’s official Facebook page below: