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Tony Lewis, The Outfield pop star, dies suddenly aged 62

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

21st Oct, 2020. 11:53 am
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Tony Lewis dies at 62

Renowned British singer Tony Lewis passed away suddenly on October 20 at the age of 62.

Tony Lewis, popularly known for pop-rock band The Outfield, has died at his hometown. However, no cause of death has been revealed yet.

The news of the singer’s passing was announced on his website.

“It is with great sadness and sorrow to announce that Tony Lewis has unexpectedly passed away,” a statement on Lewis’ website read.

“He was a beautiful soul who touched so many lives with his love, his spirit, and his music.

“He loved his fans dearly and enjoyed every opportunity he had when meeting all of you. Please respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.”

Tony Lewis was born and raised in London’s East End and formed his first band with drummer Alan Jackman while still in school.

The band endured several incarnations and hiatuses before adopting the name The Outfield, under which they released most of their best-known material.

Moreover, The Outfield scored their biggest hit in 1985 with ‘Your Love’, which was penned by Spinks.

The track reached number six on the Billboard Charts and brought fame to Lewis’ career as a professional musician.

The “Your Love” video currently boasts more than 300 million views on YouTube.

Tony Lewis: The Outfiled – ‘Your Love‘ on YouTube

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