Fuck this. like Prince this is waaay too young. He battled his demons and perhaps didn't always make the best choices but was a great singer. Loved him in Wham! And liked lots of his solo stuff. And at the Mercury Tribute he knocked me off my feet with his performance. Closest thing to Freddy that night imo.
This one hits me particularly hard. Back when I used to host a "world" music show, and I regularly featured her music. Just an amazing voice and an amazing talent... "Barefoot Diva" Cesaria Evora dies at 70 (cbsnews.com)