(PCM) It has been revealed via the Survivor Facebook page that the lead vocalist for the 80’s band, Jimi Jamison, has passed away at the age of 63.
Jamison’s immediate cause of death is not known at this time and his fellow band mates shared their sadness and memories of Jamison via social media saying “The entire Survivor family is very shocked and saddened by the passing of our brother Jimi Jamison. Our thoughts, love and prayers go out to his family and friends.”
Survivor are best known for their hit song “Eye Of The Tiger” which was featured on the “Rocky III” soundtrack and have also garnered success with tracks such as “Burning Heart”, “I Can’t Hold Back” and “Is This Love?”.
It also happens to be vocals from Jamison that you hear during the theme song for the television series “Baywatch” with “I’m Always Here”.
The group officially disbanded in 1989, but have more recently recorded some new tracks for a greatest hits compilation. Jamison joined up again with the band back in 2000.
Our sincere condolences go out to Jamison’s family and friends during this difficult time.