The Sweet Bassist Steve Priest died at the age of 72 years

The Band informed on their official Facebook page about the death of the musician. The cause of death is still unknown. "The best bass player I've ever wrote

The Sweet Bassist Steve Priest died at the age of 72 years

The Band informed on their official Facebook page about the death of the musician. The cause of death is still unknown.

"The best bass player I've ever wrote played"

Band-mate Andy Scott: "I'm devastated. Steve is gone from us. His wife and I kept in touch, and although his state of health deteriorated, I would have never expected this Moment. Never. My thoughts are with his family. He was the best Bassist I've ever played. The noise we made as a Band, was so powerful - From the Moment we left in the summer of 1970 to our musical Odyssey that opened the world and the roller coaster ride began. He followed eventually, his heart, and moved to the United States. First to New York, then to L. A. rest in peace brother. All of my love. Andy."

in 1982, he left the Band

the Priest leaves behind a wife and three children, his daughters, Lisa, Danielle and Maggie. "The Sweet" was founded in 1968 and ended up with several albums in the Charts. Her second Studio album, "Sweet Fanny Adams" made it in 1974 in Germany, number 2 in the Charts, and has sold more than 100,000 Times. Their Album "Desolation Boulevard" from the same year, has sold more than 600,000 Times.

in 1982 left the singer Brian Connolly because of his alcohol addiction, the Band, and the original broke occupation and Priest of the group secession.

Mixed feelings when looking back on his career

After the separation, the Band tried several times to get back together. Phase, there was even two groups with the former Band members who competed with each other and both referred to as the only Original. In one of them, Priest took a leadership role.

Of his time in the Band, he would always remember with mixed feelings: On the one hand, he considered himself lucky to have his wild career survived, and even better than Brian Connolly. On the other side of the Bassist was saddened by the end of this unique period in their Lives.
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Updated Date: 07 June 2020, 04:27

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