Tony Lewis, the lead singer of The Outfield passed away at the age of 62 on October 21. Lewis’ death was unexpected and sudden. The news of his passing away was announced by his team. The team also penned an emotional note.
The news was announced by his team on his Instagram account. The cause of Tony Lewis’s death is yet unknown. The team wrote that Tony passed away unexpectedly. They also wrote that he was a beautiful soul and touched so many hearts with his love, his spirit, and of course, his music.
Further, they wrote how he loved his fans dearly. He enjoyed every opportunity he had when meeting all of them. Along with the note, they posted a picture of the singer. Tony was seen posing with his guitar in the picture. Take a look at the picture below.
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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. Please respect the family's privacy during this difficult time. – Team TL
Fans were shocked by the news of Tony Lewis’s death. While some posted their condolences for the family, the others expressed their grief.
One of the fans wrote, “I’m still processing this terrible news, my heart goes out to Carol and the girls. Tony always amazed me with that voice however tired or jet-lagged he was, what a sad loss.”. Another fan commented, “I can’t believe it, Rest in Peace Tony, great music you gave to us, now you are with John, playing in paradise.”
According to Variety, Tony Lewis and John Spinks took fans by storm with their back to back pop songs that became a hit in the 1980s. Some of the songs were Your Love, Say It Isn’t So, and All the Love. According to the report, Your Love reached No. 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart. The song is popular even today and features in various TV spots and commercials. It gains millions of streams each month. Your Love received around 300 million views on YouTube. The Outfield continued to record and tour throughout the 80s.