The Outfield frontman Tony Lewis dies 'suddenly and unexpectedly' aged 62

The Outfield frontman Tony Lewis dies 'suddenly and unexpectedly' aged 62

Signed to Columbia Records, their debut album reached #9 on the USA sales chart, ultimately going triple Platinum, thanks to the success of the single, "Your Love", which hit #6 on the Hot 100 and was regularly seen on MTV.

Lewis is the second member of The Outfield to pass away after guitarist John Spinks, who died of liver cancer in 2014 at the age of 60.

Lewis' death is described as "sudden and unexpected".

They released their debut album Play Deep through Columbia Records in 1985. His "legacy will live on forever through his handsome family and his legendary music". He loved his fans dearly and enjoyed every opportunity he had when meeting all of you.

London born singer and songwriter started his music career in 1984 with The Outfield band including John Spinks, and drummer Alan Jackman. They are best known for hit songs such as Your Love, All the Love, and Say It Isn't So. The cause of his death has not yet been determined.

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Lewis was born on December 21, 1957, and founded the Outfield with his longtime friends Alan Jackman and John Spinks. The album peaked at No. 9 on the USA album chart.

The Outfield scored its biggest hit in 1986 with "Your Love", which peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The final Outfield album came in 2011. In 2018, Lewis made his solo debut with Out of the Darkness. Earlier this year, Tony released an EP titled Unplugged -- The Acoustic Sessions, and last month he hosted one of Rock "n' Roll Fantasy Camp's series of "Masterclass" virtual tutorial sessions".

Tony Lewis survived by his wife Carol, 35, daughters Gemma and Rosie, and three grandchildren.

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