“Tony Lewis, singer of 80s rock band The Outfield, died suddenly and unexpectedly,” the statement reads. “Tony’s music touched people around the world for decades. Lewis and the late John Spinks with infectious pop songs from ’80’s Love to the Outfield,’ Your Love ‘,’ All the Love ‘and’ Say It Ain’t It. ‘ ‘Your love’ reached number 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1986 and is still widely known today, receiving millions of streams each month in various TV spots and commercials. “” Your love “video is currently viewed more than 300 million times on YouTube.
The band went on to great success in the US, but not known as UK stills, the band continued to record and tour in the 1980s and early 1990s.
Speaking to The Grateful Web in 2019, Lewis said, “I grew up in East London. I sang in an American accent, even though my friends said that I sounded like Michael Caine in real life. If I sing ‘Your Love’ in my true accent it will sound so fun. ”
In 2017, Lewis signed to Madison Records and in 2018 released “Out of the Darkness”. Featuring a voice that returned to the outfield, the standout tracks included “Into the Light” and “Only You.” Are included. Earlier this year, Lewis released “Unplugged – The Acoustic Session”. And in June, he appeared on RW Quarantunes, a by-invitation-online fundraiser and biggest hit showcase, where he performed “Your Love” Solo and Sounded Unprecedented.
Lewis is survived by his wife Carol.