Chrissy Amphlett, the lead singer of the Divinyls, has died at the age of 53. The Australian band enjoyed a lot success in their native country throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. The band had success in the United States with the 1991 song, I Touch Myself.
Amphlett had breast cancer and multiple sclerosis, according to her husband, former Divinyls drummer Charley Drayton. The Australian Recording Industry Association say this in a statement:
"Chrissy’s light burns so very brightly. Hers was a life of passion and creativity; she always lived it to the fullest. With her force of character and vocal strength she paved the way for strong, sexy, outspoken women."