David Longdon Death – Cause of Death: Big Big Train singer, David Longdon passed away on Saturday, November 20 following an accident early on Friday, Big Big Train band announced. He was 56 years old.
David Longdon was a British multi-instrumentalist and singer, who was most well known as the lead vocalist and co-songwriter of the rock band Big Big Train.
He also played flute, keyboards, acoustic and electric 6 & 12 string guitars among others.
“Big Big Train are extremely saddened to announce the death of David Longdon this afternoon in hospital in Nottingham, UK at the age of 56 following an accident in the early hours of Friday morning, the band shared.
“David joined Big Big Train in 2009, immediately making a significant impact with that year’s The Underfall Yard album. He proceeded to record a further eight studio albums with the band, including the forthcoming Welcome To The Planet, as well as fronting the band for a series of highly acclaimed concerts from 2015 onwards.”
“David and I were best friends, partners and soul mates and I am utterly devastated by his loss. He was a beautiful person and I feel so lucky to have known and loved him.” – Sarah Ewing
“We are absolutely stunned to lose David. It is unspeakably cruel that a quirk of fate in the early hours of yesterday morning has deprived him and his loved ones of a happy future together and all of the opportunities, both personal and musical, that awaited him next year and beyond.” – Greg Spawton