Monday, July 29, 2013

Another Passing, Way Too Young

Last week, Faye Hunter, the bassist/vocalist of the criminally undersung band Let's Active (led by legendary producer Mitch Easter), died at the age of 59, apparently by her own hand. Once again, we have lost an extremely talented individual who had received critical acclaim, but not mainstream success.

Ms Hunter's lovely voice and bass virtuosity are perhaps best showcased in the song A Room with a View:

Perhaps the band's best known song was Every Word Means No:

I don't know what challenges Ms Hunter faced, and have nothing profound to say about her circumstances, I merely wanted to help to ensure that her passing was not unsung. Ms Hunter brought a lot of joy to her fans, I imagine I'm not the only one to wish that her later days were filled with more joy.

Note: There is no such thing as too much joy.


Shakezula said...

Oh, that is not good news. Thanks for the tribute.

I have to add this one because internal soundtrack plays it in full when I ride that train line.

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

That's a good one, Shake, and I hadn't heard it in a long time. They really were a great band.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Jim H. has a post up, too.

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

Jim H. has a post up, too.

Thanks for bringing that to my attention, old chum!