Chris Bailey of The Angels loses his battle with cancer

Posted on 4 Apr 2013

Chris Bailey 62, passed away Wednesday night after losing his battle with throat cancer.

Chris Bailey joined The Angels in late 1976, when 'Doc' Neeson switched from bass to lead singer. He played bass and sang backing vocals on six albums with The Angels, 3 or which were released on the Albert Productions label. (The Self-titled Debut in 1977, the classic and career-defining Face To Face and No Exit)

After leaving The Angels in 1982, Chris Bailey co-founded GANGgajang but returned to play Angels songs with The Angels founders and Alberts writers Rick and John Brewster in 2001.

In mid-2011, Chris was part of the re-formed Angels, John and Rick Brewster, Dave Gleeson and drummer Nick Norton who recorded The Angels first new studio album in 14 years, Take It To The Streets here at Albert studios.

In January, 2012, Chris Bailey played on The Angels Live At QPAC, the first new Angels live album since 1988.

R.I.P Chris Bailey

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