Soul singer Charles Bradley has died.
The performer recently cancelled a host of tour dates, following the diagnosis of cancer in his stomach.
Vowing to return, Charles Bradley had recently released his wonderful album 'Changes', including the noted Black Sabbath cover as its title track.
Sadly, it seems the singer has lost his battle. The American artist's social media channels confirmed news of his passing, and this was confirmed by long-time label Daptone.
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Charles Bradley. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time pic.twitter.com/FFqQ1K1pX5— Charles Bradley (@Charles_Bradley) September 23, 2017
It's enormously sad news. Known as The Screaming Eagle Of Soul, Charles Bradley was born in poverty and found success late in life after signing to Dapton Records in 2002.
An acclaimed documentary on his life Charles Bradley: Soul Of America was released in 2012, charting a tender, warm, and loving soul.
Clash met Charles Bradley shortly after the release of the film - re-visit that feature HERE.
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