Shawn Smith dead: How Seattle singer Shawn Smith died

Shawn Smith dead due to complications from diabetes. He was 53 years old.

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Shawn Smith has died. The Seattle singer died on 5th April, 2019 aged 53.

HOW SHAWN SMITH DIED:

Shawn Smith passed away last night, April 5th 2019. Shaun Smith died due to complications from diabetes.

Shawn Smith death is shocking the music community here. Drummer Matt Chamberlain announced Shawn Smith’s death on Twitter.

Singer Shawn Smith made his name with Brad, Satchel and Pigeognhead.

Shawn Smith died on April 5 — the same day Seattle legends Layne Staley of Alice in Chains and Kurt Cobain of Nirvana died. Kurt Cobain died April 5th 25 years ago today, and Layne Staley died April 5th, 17 years ago.

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Read tributes pouring in after Shawn Smith dead news broke few hours ago:

  • From John Richards @loserboy:

Shawn Smith has died. The greatest voice in Seattle…a friend….a beautiful man. Of all days to lose him. I’m so sad, in shock and my heart aches for his family. I wish I could have been there Shawn.

  • From David Lapage:

So sad to hear the news that one of my all time favourite singers, Shawn Smith has died, and of all days on 5 April, the day we lost Kurt & Layne. I was lucky enough to see him several times live in his various guises, Pigeonhead in Seattle, Brad and solo #RIP #ShawnSmith 💔

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  • From JoAnneHnyc:

Seattle has lost a great voice. On the 25th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, it hurts even more. Do yourself a favor and listen to Shawn Smith. If you don’t cry listening to this song, you haven’t lost someone close to your heart. 😢

  • From RealBaileyKing2:

Shawn Smith RIP You were one of the not well-known vocalists from Seattle that had one of the most hauntingly beautiful voices. Everything I heard you sing gave me chills…

  • From LynnSorensenOfficial:

A great loss to the Seattle music scene. RIP Shawn Smith – thank you for sharing your voice and soul in your music

  • From Chris Mueliesen:

Wow another Seattle vocalist passed away on April 5th. That day is cursed. R.I.P. Shawn Smith. Going to throw a Brad album on and sing along to secret girl.

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