Denise Johnson Death Dead – Denise Johnson Obituary: Cause of Death
Denise Johnson, a Manchester music legend who was one of the vocalists on Primal Scream‘s ‘Screamadelica’, has died.
Johnson’s other credits include contributions to Johnny Marr and Bernard Sumner’s supergroup Electronic, a number of collaborations with A Certain Ratio, and work on releases by New Order and I Am Kloot among many others.
Johnson was preparing to release her debut acoustic solo album ‘Where Does It Go’ on September 25. The album consists of covers of Manchester bands including The Smiths‘ ‘Well I Wonder’ and New Order’s ‘True Faith’ as well as a number of her own original tracks.
Johnson’s death prompted tributes from across the Manchester music scene and beyond, including the likes of Stone Roses singer Ian Brown.
Shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Denise Johnson. She enriched our album and our lives. Choirs of angels have a new lead tonight. Rest well, beautiful soul ❤️
— John Parkinson (@RealJohnParky) July 27, 2020
Stephen Morris of Joy Division and New Order said he was “shocked and devestated” to hear of her death, while the Twitter account for 808 State said “Her voice sews so many memories together in many contexts – but most of all she gave the best hugs.”
Erol Alkan sent his “most sincere condolences,” and also posted ‘Don’t Fight It Feel It’, while Doves’ Jimi Goodwin said he was “just devastated by the news of the passing of such a beautiful lady.” Reverend & The Makers described her as “One of the real ones,” while The Chemical Brothers’ Ed Simons called her “amazing.”
I cant believe the news that Denise Johnson has passed -Her voice sews so many memories together in many contexts – but most of all she gave the best hugs -but you can hear that cant you ? xxxx pic.twitter.com/jHptOaLF6p
— 808 State (@state808) July 27, 2020
Very sad news 💜 love and prayers to Denise’s family and loved ones. Rest in Power Denise Johnson x pic.twitter.com/qsAKN6yqL1
— simone marie (@simonemarie4) July 27, 2020
Denise Johnson has sadly passed away. ❤ pic.twitter.com/N3ZhXYMi5B
— Joy Division/New Order (@JDNOPICS) July 27, 2020