Faithless lead singer Maxi Jazz has died aged 65

Faithless lead singer Maxi Jazz has died aged 65 as band pay tribute to ‘man who changed our lives in so many ways’

  • Lead singer of dance group Faithless, Maxi Jazz, died yesterday aged 65
  • His bandmates paid tribute to him online after he died peacefully in his sleep 

The lead singer of dance group Faithless, Maxi Jazz, has died aged 65.

In a Facebook post this evening, bandmates Sister Bliss and Rollo wrote: ‘We are heartbroken to say Maxi Jazz died last night.’

The group is best known for the 1995 hit Insomnia which topped the UK dance charts and peaked at number three in the UK chart when it was re-released a year later.

The lead singer of dance group Faithless, Maxi Jazz, has died aged 65

Faithless bandmate SIster Bliss paid tribute to Maxi Jazz on Twitter

‘He was a man who changed our lives in so many ways. He gave proper meaning and message to our music,’ the band’s tribute continued.

‘He was also a lovely human being with time for everyone and a wisdom that was both profound and accessible. It was an honour and, of course, a true pleasure to work with him.

‘He was a brilliant lyricist, a DJ, a Buddhist , a magnificent stage presence, car lover, endless talker, beautiful person, moral compass and genius.’

Faithless keyboard player Sister Bliss wrote on Twitter: ‘Maxi Jazz 1957 – 2022. We are heartbroken to share that Maxi died peacefully in his sleep last night.

‘Sending love to all of you who shared our musical journey. Look after each other y’hear’ 

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