Pete Burns, the Dead or Alive singer who had a massive 80s hit with, You Spin My Round, has died. He was 57.

Burns’ manager confirmed the sad news on Twitter, ‘It is with the greatest sadness that we have to break the tragic news that our beloved Pete Burns of (Dead Or Alive) died suddenly yesterday of a massive cardiac arrest.’



Burns, from Wirral, Merseyside, founded band Dead or Alive in 1980 but went on to feature in several reality television shows in later life. His death comes just days before his band’s compilation album Sophisticated Boom Box MMXVI was due to be released on October 28. h/t dailymail


Our thoughts and prayers go out to Burns’ family and friends at this difficult time.

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