Tony Lewis, lead singer of the '80s rock band The Outfield, has died at 62. No cause of death has been revealed.
His death was announced on his Twitter. A statement read, “It is with great sadness and sorrow to announce that Tony Lewis has unexpectedly passed away. 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.-Team TL.”
Lewis' death comes six years after his bandmate John Spinks died of liver cancer at age 60.
The Outfield is best known for their #6 1986 hit “Your Love” from their debut album “Play Deep.” Other hit singles include “All the Love in the World” (#19, 1986), “Everytime You Cry” (#66, 1986), “Since You've Been Gone” (#31, 1987), “Voices of Babylon” (#25, 1989), and “For You” (#21, 1990).
Earlier this year, Lewis released “Unplugged — The Acoustic Sessions EP,” which featured acoustic versions of his songs “Into the Light,” “Here and Now,” and “I'll Still Be Here.”
Lewis is survived by his wife Carol, daughters Gemma and Rosie, and three grandchildren.