Divinyls Lead Singer Chrissy Amphlett Dead At 53
April 22, 2013 at 5:39 AM (PT)
The DIVINYLS lead singer, CHRISSY AMPHLETT, has lost her battle with breast cancer and MS, and died at her home in NEW YORK on SUNDAY. She was 53 years old. AMPHLETT might be best known for her vocals on the hit "I Touch Myself" in the early 90s.
"CHRISTINE JOY AMPHLETT succumbed to the effects of breast cancer and multiple sclerosis, diseases she vigorously fought with exceptional bravery and dignity," her husband CHARLEY DRAYTON said in a statement. "CHRISSY's light burns so very brightly. Hers was a life of passion and creativity. She always lived it to the fullest. With her force of character and vocal strength, she paved the way for strong, sexy, outspoken women."