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Divinyls "I Touch Myself" Singer Has Passed.

Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:18 pm

Remember this video? First time I watched, I fell in love for her...
http://youtu.be/wv-34w8kGPM

anyway, Divinyls lead singer, Chrissy Amphlett has passed at her home in NYC, due to cancer. RIP.
http://music.msn.com/music/article.aspx?news=803719&affid=100055

[Edited 2013-04-22 11:23:30]
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RE: Divinyls "I Touch Myself" Singer Has Passed.

Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:26 pm

Sad. Met her a few times, and was such a lovely charming and spirited person.
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RE: Divinyls "I Touch Myself" Singer Has Passed.

Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:04 pm

Sad news.

Brings back memories of my youth. Loved the Melbourne and Sydney pub scene and was lucky to see the Divinyls live on two occasions and loved their music.

RIP Chrissy.
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RE: Divinyls "I Touch Myself" Singer Has Passed.

Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:59 am

Interesting how few responses here - it has been big media here in Oz, with most newspapers having multi-page coverage of her life.

Never met her, but saw the Divinyls a couple of times in the early/mid-80s. For me, the band was well past it when they released "I touch myself" but they still made a major contribution to 80s Oz music.
 
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RE: Divinyls "I Touch Myself" Singer Has Passed.

Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:50 am

Of course they are most known in the US for I Touch Myself, but I remember hearing "Pleasure and Pain" on the radio some years before that. The video for I Touch Myself certainly made a splash here though. And I was definitely saddened by the news.
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RE: Divinyls "I Touch Myself" Singer Has Passed.

Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:04 pm

Quoting 4holer (Reply 4):
The video for I Touch Myself certainly made a splash here though.

Which one? There are thousands to chose from! 
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