Steve Bronski, member and co-founder of Bronski Beat, has died at the age of 61.
The musician formed the band in 1983 along with Jimmy Somerville and musician Larry Steinbachek who passed away in 2017.
Jimmy Somerville remains the only member who is alive and he took to Twitter to share his grief.
Sad to hear Steve Bronski has died. He was a talented and a very melodic man. Working with him on songs and the one song that changed our lives and touched so many other lives, was a fun and exciting time. Thanks for the melody Steve. Jimmy x pic.twitter.com/VfxbtZu1Nx
— Jimmy Somerville (@JimmySomerville) December 9, 2021
Bronski Beat were British synthpop trio who reached success in the 1980s, with their single Smalltown Boy reaching the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Rest in Peace, Steve.