Primal Scream and more pay tribute to the late Lynsey De Paul

Singer-songwriter died yesterday (October 1)

Primal Scream are among those paying tribute to Lynsey De Paul, who died yesterday (October 1) from a suspected brain haemorrhage. She was 64.

The singer-songwriter represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1977 and had five Top 20 hits. She was also the first woman to win an Ivor Novello Award for songwriting for her 1973 single ‘Won’t Somebody Dance With Me’, and collected a second for ‘No Honestly’.

Primal Scream today (October 2) wrote “Lynsey De Paul RIP” on the wall of their official Facebook page, and posted a picture of the sleeve of her 1972 Top Five hit ‘Sugar Me’

Other musicians paying tribute include pop singer Kim Wilde, musical star Michael Ball and fellow Eurovision alumnus Cheryl Baker – scroll down to see their reactions to De Paul’s death.