Lead Singer Terry Hall Cause Of Death – How Did He Die? He was 63

Terry Hall, frontman for the English ska-punk band the Specials, has died. He was 63.

The band’s albums were landmarks of the interracial ‘2-tone’ scene that swept England and beyond in the late ‘70s and ‘80s, alongside peers such as the English Beat, Madness, and the Selecter.

“Terry was a wonderful husband and father and one of the kindest, funniest, and most genuine of souls. His music and his performances encapsulated the very essence of life the joy, the pain, the humor, the fight for justice, but mostly the love.”

The band continued to say: “He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him and leaves behind the gift of his remarkable music and profound humanity.

“Terry often left the stage at the end of The Specials’ life-affirming shows with three words…’Love Love Love’.”

The last of four tweets concluded with: “We would ask that everyone respect the family’s privacy at this very sad time.”

The late musician left The Specials in 1981 to form Fun Boy Three with fellow-bandmates Neville Staples and Lynval Golding, bagging another string of hits.

Terry also released two solo albums and collaborated with many artists including Sinéad O’Connor, Gorillaz, Damon Albarn, D12, and Lily Allen.

As the news of his death broke this evening, fans and celebrities rushed to pay tribute to the late singer.

Terry Hall Cause Of Death

The statement said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing, following a brief illness, of Terry, our beautiful friend, brother, and one of the most brilliant singers, songwriters, and lyricists this country has ever produced.

He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him and leaves behind the gift of his remarkable music and profound humanity.

News the musician had died saw him trending on Twitter as thousands of fans paid their respects, with fellow singer and songwriter, Midge Ure, describing Hall’s death as “dreadful news”.

Singer/songwriter and Strictly Come Dancing star Matt Goss said he was “in shock” over Hall’s death.

The Amy Winehouse Foundation said Hall’s death was “truly sad news”, sharing a picture of him with the Back to Black singer.

Radio DJ Jo Wiley also paid her respects, tweeting how she has “always been a fan” of Hall.

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