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Shawn Smith of Seattle band Brad dies aged 53

by Paul Cashmere on April 14, 2019

in News

Shawn Smith, lead singer of Seattle band Brad, has died at age 53 from a heart condition.

Brad is the other band for Stone Gossard of Pearl Jam. Smith was also a member of Pigeonhed and Satchel.

Gossard said, “My dear friend Shawn passed quietly/peacefully in his sleep. Our deepest condolences and love to his family, close friends, and the thousands that were touched by his one-of-kind voice and his beautiful breaking heart … I love you, Shawn Smith”.

Shawn’s mother Ilene said in a Facebook post that her son died of a torn aorta and high blood pressure.

Brad released five albums between 1993 and 2012. The most recent was ‘United We Stand’ in 2012.

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