Chrissy Amphlett


Died: 2013-04-21
Age: 53
Cause: Multiple Sclerosis

Chrissy Amphlett of Australian band the Divinyls, known for their hit I Touch Myself, has died aged 53. Husband and former Divinyls drummer Charley Drayton said the singer died after battling breast cancer and multiple sclerosis. Amphlett founded the Divinyls in 1980 in Sydney and they went on to record five studio albums between 1982 and 1996, when they split. I Touch Myself was released in 1991 and was a number one hit in their native Australia. It climbed the charts in Britain to number 10 and number four in the US Billboard Hot 100.

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