Sweet Bassist died – The British Rocker Steve Priest is dead was co-founder and Bassist of the glam rock Band The Sweet (“The Ballroom Blitz”). Now Steve Priest has died at the age of 72 years. 1 Kommentar1Steve Priest (left) and Andy Scott at a seventies-appearance of The Sweet in “Top of the Pops”. Redfern’s/

“I’m shocked, Steve Priest has died,” wrote guitarist Andy Scott on the official Facebook page of The Sweet. “Although it was the health of the poor, I can imagine this Moment. Never. My thoughts are with his family”, said the former band mate announced.

Priest behind his wife, three daughters and three Grand-children. The Bassist, on may 23. In February 1948, was born in London, lived most recently in Los Angeles. Under the name of Steve Priest of The Sweet, he toured the United States. Guitarist Scott, who is now the last surviving member of the old cast, with other musicians more than The Sweet on tour.

With spectacular stage outfits

In the ‘ 70s, the Band’s lead singer Brian Connolly and Hits like “Teenage Rampage”, “Blockbuster” or “Fox on the Run” and with spectacular stage outfits became world famous. Priest was seen as particularly extravagant. The Sweet were notorious for their escapades, you want to have the cliché “Sex, Drugs & Rock’n’Roll” lived.

What platforms the androgynous appearance is concerned, it was Priest on the top. So much So that even David Bowie have recommended him at that time on the outskirts of the British TV show “Top Of The Pops”, less Make-up to apply, as Priest once told. Scott called the Priest, who sang sometimes in some of the Songs, “the best bass player I’ve ever played”.

Sweet-the Songs are still very popular today, for example, in the case of the application of super-hero movies: The Trailer for “Suicide Squad” sounded “The Ballroom Blitz”, in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” the Song “Fox on the Run”. (sda/zas)


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