Scott Walker, one of the most innovative and enduring songwriters of the 20th century, has died aged 76.
The news was announced by his record label, 4AD. “For half a century, the genius of the man born Noel Scott Engel has enriched the lives of thousands,” a statement read. The cause of death has not been announced.
The US pop trio enjoyed hits like The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore and Make It Easy On Yourself in the 1960s.
The band moved to Britain and at one point their fame in their adopted country rivalled that of The Beatles.