Julee Cruise is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and musician who appeared as herself in Twin Peaks, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, and the series' 2017 revival. In the original series, she performed the songs "Falling" and "The Nightingale" in the pilot and "Rockin' Back Inside My Heart" and "The World Spins" in Episode 14. Her song "Into the Night" is also heard in Episode 5. In the 2017 series, she performed "The World Spins" in Part 17.
She first worked with Angelo Badalamenti and David Lynch on Blue Velvet, for which she performed the prominently-featured song "Mysteries of Love." They also collaborated for two albums: Floating into the Night and The Voice of Love which included songs written for Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks, and Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me.