Survivor frontman Jimi Jamison dies

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Survivior frontman Jimi Jamison has died. He was 63 years old.

Reports indicate the he was found by his son at home early on Monday morning, apparently having suffered a heart attack.

Jamison was best known as lead singer for Survivor, performing with the band on their most well known run of 80’s albums, including Vital Signs, When Seconds Count and Too Hot To Sleep.

As a solo performer, Jamison also penned and performed “I’m Always Here”, the theme tune to 90’s hit TV show Baywatch.

The band said in a statement: “Survivor is very shocked and saddened by the passing of our brother Jimi. Our thoughts, love and prayers go out to his friends and family.”

A post on Jamison’s Facebook page said: “We are saddened and heartbroken to announce the passing of a great musician, loving father and grandfather, and overall extraordinary, giving and kindhearted human being.”

“He’s loved by so many and he will be incredibly missed by all. Please keep his family in your prayers and give them the privacy they need during this difficult time.”

You can watch the video of Survivor performing their hit single “Burning Heart” below:

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