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Trish Keenan of Broadcast passes away

By ; January 14, 2011 at 2:40 PM 

Sad news today as it has emerged that Trish Keenan, singer of British electronic group Broadcast, has passed away after having suffered complications from pneumonia.

Broadcast’s label Warp Records have released this statement:

It is with great sadness we announce that Trish Keenan from Broadcast passed away at 9am this morning in hospital. She died from complications with pneumonia after battling the illness for two weeks in intensive care.

Our thoughts go out to James, Martin, her friends and her family and we request that the public respect their wishes for privacy at this time.

This is an untimely tragic loss and we will miss Trish dearly – a unique voice, an extraordinary talent and a beautiful human being. Rest in Peace.

Trish Keenan, as a member of Broadcast, released three critically acclaimed albums last decade as well as several singles in the 90s.

If you’re unfamiliar with the work of Broadcast then here is a good place to start: “Tender Buttons” from their 2005 final album of the same name.

R.I.P. Trish

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