On Saturday, 30th October, 2017, a group of professional musicians met in a London studio to pay tribute to Michael Kelland Hutchence in the 20th year since he died. The song they have chosen to perform was reportedly Michael’s favourite from the ‘Elegantly Wasted’ album. INXS performed the song ‘Searching’ at the 10th ARIA Music Awards of 1996. It became one of Michael’s most definitive live television performances where he seems to give it his all Read more…
To mark and commemorate Michael’s passing 20 years ago we have added some new messages of his dearest friends. We do trust you will enjoy reading lovely anecdotes and touchingly funny stories from some of Michael’s nearest and dearest. We could not include all of his legion of friends but feel the ones we have posted humanise the legend, giving the reader an insight into the brilliantly funny sensitive and generous soul that was Michael Hutchence. Read more…
Missed today and every day since the world lost your beautiful soul.
Your loving step-mother
Isn’t that hard to imagine Michael as a middle aged man? We all have a lasting impression of Michael in the prime of life, young, ambitious, creative, experienced and seasoned in his music craft with a professionalism that is still held in highest respect and awe by some of the greatest performers of this age. Michael will always remain thus in our thoughts. His rich music legacy and endearment has been so enduring that incredible figures are still achieved in record sales in his native Australia as a new generation discovers his magic. There is also world-wide anticipation as new media releases are announced, paying homage to Michael in respect to the twenty years that have flown by since his untimely departure.
How do you remember Michael? How will you commemorate his birthday? Michael’s Official Memorial Guestbook is open for you to share your heart to family, friends and fans around the world as usual, but this year we want your words to be the focus of his birthday message. The team at Michaelhutchence.org, Susie Hutchence, Mario and Jacqui Ferrari, and Ian Patterson look forward to reading your sincere comments celebrating the life and works of our dearest Michael Kelland Hutchence. Happy Birthday, dear Michael.