It is with great sadness that we announce the death of the founding member of British post-punk band Gang of Four. Andy and his beautiful wife Catherine Mayer were great friends of Michael and Paula. He co-produced with Danny Saber Michael’s solo album. He and Catherine are god-parents of Heavenly Hiraani TigerLily. I had the absolute privilege of spending time with Andy and Catherine during my many trips to London to see my step grand-daughter. A gentleman… Read more
The world is not a better place since your passing. Greed and war have all but destroyed our planet. Yet thru the gloom and lies sparks growth. I feel you’re loved more now than ever. The way your music passes the test of time highlights the talent you continue to shine. What a wonderful gift to the world. I will be blasting you all day, bringing hundreds of wonderful, and funny memories, and I imagine tears for… Read more
A journey into the heart and soul of Michael Hutchence, internationally renowned lead-singer of INXS, a complex and shy man who spent much of his life in the public eye, rarely revealing his true self to anyone except his very close friends. Rare archive footage and intimate insights from friends, lovers, family, colleagues and Michael Hutchence himself, portray his life from the beginning of his fractured family background to the peaks of rock stardom and down… Read more
To my beloved stepson Michael. This twenty-second year of your passing has seen your star shine even more brightly then ever, if that could be possible. I, plus a myriad of fans, new and old have had the very great pleasure of viewing Richard Lowenstein’s critically acclaimed documentary entitled “Mystify”. In it Richard has exposed the man behind the rock god, and what a sensitive soul resided there. Of all the words written and the films… Read more
“MYSTIFY”, the highly acclaimed film documentary centred on the real life of Michael Hutchence will air on ABC and iview on Sunday 24 November at 8.40pm AEDT. Grammy award winning INXS video Producer Richard Lowenstein formed part of a larger production team that painstakingly researched and obtain footage never before seen by the general public. Richard waited 22 years before releasing his own private footage of Michael along with private footage from Kylie, Helena, Michele Bennett,… Read more
You remain in our hearts with love, gratitude, and deepest respect. We cherish very fond memories of your beautiful soul.
Happy birthday my fellow Aquarian. You are forever loved and forever missed, but your beautiful voice and lyrics live on. Love, Susie (Your ever so proud Step-Mother)
When we celebrate a birthday, we celebrate a precious birth that took place on a miracle day. On 22nd January 1960 Michael Kelland Hutchence became part of that miracle of life. He became part of a lineage of parents, grandparents, great parents that stretches back in an unbroken line for thousands upon thousands of years. The miracle of Tiger Lily means that lineage is able to continue. Nothing is more precious than a birth, and each… Read more
The greatest message Michael has left us is the joy of his music, yet if he could turn back time, statistically he would tell a story of regret. Regret that he was stuck in a moment of no return. Recently an article was published by a man who had jumped off The Golden Gate Bridge. Miraculously he survived. Hundreds have jumped to their death from the same bridge but of the few who have survived, they… Read more
Remembered, loved and missed every day, but particular poignance on the 21st anniversary of losing such a shining star and beautiful soul. Susie Hutchence at Michael’s Memorial Site in Sydney
Wishing you a wonderful birthday. We hope your day is very special, filled with fun and surrounded with love from family and friends.
We hope you’re having a big party wherever you are. You’ll never be forgotten.
Twenty years ago Michael’s family and friends joined together to sail around Sydney Harbour for an evening of mutual support, sharing memories and their love for Michael. It was Michael’s 38th birthday and everyone was still coming to terms with their loss. No one could possibly forget that night. While the atmosphere ebbed from melancholy reflection to initial healing moments of awkward laughter, there was an unspoken emptiness, a numbness, a huge hole had been left… Read more
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