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Friday, May 12, 2006

Go-Betweens singer dies in sleep

"Grant McLennan, one of Australia's most acclaimed singer-songwriters, has died in his sleep, aged 48.

The Go-Betweens lead singer died on Saturday after complaining of feeling ill at his home in Brisbane.

The band's manager Bernard Galbally said they were devastated, describing the death as 'totally unexpected'. (more)

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Go-Betweens singer dies in sleep

Although never a chart success, the indie band were respected at home and abroad, influencing groups such as REM and Franz Ferdinand."

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