Chrissy Amphlett, a renowned Australian rock singer has sadly passed away at the age of 53 years old in her adopted home of New York today. Amphlett was battling breast cancer, while living with multiple sclerosis.
The family’s statement read:
“Our beloved Chrissy peacefully made her transition this morning. Christine Joy Amphlett succumbed to the effects of breast cancer and multiple sclerosis, diseases she vigorously fought with exceptional bravery and dignity. She passed gently, in her sleep, surrounded by close friends and family, including husband of fourteen years, musician Charley Drayton, her sister, Leigh, nephew, Matt, and cousin Patricia Thompson.
In tribute to the amazing artist, here is a video of ‘Boys In Town’, a song that influenced rock in Australia: