Pete Burns of Dead Or Alive dies
Pete Burns, the frontman for the band Dead Or Alive has died at the age of 57. The singer and songwriter suffered a cardiac arrest and died on Sunday.
A management statement said “All of his family and friends are devastated by the loss of our special star. He was a true visionary, a beautiful talented soul, and he will be missed by all who loved and appreciated everything he was and all of the wonderful memories the has left us with.”
Dead Or Alive will be best remembered for the 1985 UK number one and NZ number six song You Spin Me Round (Like A Record). Burns had been working on a forthcoming 17CD box set, Sophisticated Boom Box MMXVI.