Romanthony, the vocalist best known for singing on Daft Punk’s One More Time, has died, it was announced yesterday.
The singer and producer’s sister Mellony Moore wrote on Facebook, “My baby brother Romanthony AKA Anthony Moore passed away 7 May 2013 at his home in Austin TX…Our family is shocked with grief. A memorial service is being planned for a future date.” A cause of death has yet to be confirmed.
DJs have taken to Twitter to mourn the musician, with Martyn tweeting some of Romanthony’s classic material and Boys Noize writing “it is so sad 🙁 Romanthony and me were working on such an amzing song together. he said it was the best song he had ever written”.
Stream One More Time, Daft Punk’s biggest commercial hit until Get Lucky, below. Our thoughts are with Anthony Moore’s family and friends at this difficult time.