A “celebration” in honour of the late Chrissy Amphlett.
Their first performance in almost a decade!
The past and future of Aussie female-fuelled rock are set to collide.
Melbourne has immortalised the late Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett by naming a CBD laneway after her. Today unveiled as Amphlett Lane, the laneway was formerly known as the slightly-less-cool-sounding Corporation Lane 1639. Amphlett, who died last year at age 53 after suffering from breast cancer, started her career in Melbourne in the ’70s. According to
Classic songs by Australian bands Cold Chisel, Icehouse, The Go-Betweens and Divinyls have been added to the Australian National Film & Sound Archive. The four tracks have been officially added to the Sounds of Australia register, as songs which have helped define and capture Australian culture. The National Film & Sound Archived asked for the
Melbourne City Council this week officially gave their unanimous approval for the naming of a Melbourne lane in honour of the late Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett. The soon-to-become Amphlett Lane, which currently sports the uninspiring name of CL1639, sits off Little Bourke St, near Spring St, close to the recently closed Palace Theatre where the
Divinyls frontwoman, the late Chrissy Amphlett, is celebrated as one of Australia’s greatest female performers and now one of the band’s most memorable and controversial songs, I Touch Myself, is to become an anthem for breast cancer awareness. Nearly a year after the 53-year-old singer died after a long battle with breast cancer and multiple
Fans of the late, great Chrissy Amphlett are petitioning the City of Melbourne to name a laneway after the Divinyls frontwoman, saying that it would be a fitting tribute for the legendary rock chick. The Change.org petition, which aims to collect 1,500 signatures, has the support of Amphlett’s husband and Divinyls drummer Charley Drayton. Fan
Australian singer succumbs to the effects of breast cancer and multiple sclerosis