15 Years Ago Today – Michael Hutchence 22/01/1960 – 22/11/1997

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Today we all remember Michael who left us 15 years ago.  As the years go by, his music and memory still brings happiness to tens of thousands of people around the world.

He is so very missed, there is just no one like him left in the music industry. He was one of the last great rock stars of our time. A legend alongside the likes of John Lennon, Mick Jagger and Jim Morrison. 

Michael lives on in his legacy he left us. Thanks to his many fans who still carry the torch and support Michael.  And to all the Michael Hutchence groups on facebook who discuss and remember Michael each day thanks for your dedication.
Our love goes out to Michael's family & friends.  
The remaining members of INXS announced their retirement from touring this month after 35 years.  In the very early days when Michael started performing, as the band's final good bye each night MIchael would say "Koo-Moo-Loo-Mayo Yong Style", which didn't actually mean anything but it created mystery about him even back then. 

Even to this day even though he's not here, people are stlll interested in his life and there is still that aura of mystery about the great Michael Hutchence.

Wishing you peace & happiness Michael.  We will never forget you!

31 Responses to “15 Years Ago Today – Michael Hutchence 22/01/1960 – 22/11/1997”

  1. Jen says:

    15 years has gone by so fast.  Still miss your beautiful spirit. xx

  2. Mystify says:

    <3 One of a kind <3

  3. Heather Hartzell says:

    I love you Michael. You still impact my life in so many ways. Peace and love, wherever you are.

  4. charito says:

    luv u 4 ever Michael H.!!!!

  5. Sarah says:

    Great post! I was 18 on the day he died and it caused me such grief – not only losing him but also, on such a poignant day in my own life. He was the embodiment of the perfect musician and performer and no one can ever come close to his magic. I'll love and miss him forever <3

  6. Wendy says:

    His music will live on…will always miss that beautiful spirit……

  7. Alejandro Solari says:

    Miss you Michael.
    You'll always be the best. My hero.

  8. Catherine says:

    Strange day today. 15 years ago Micheal left us. I will always remember when i heard the news i was on a car, I could'nt believe it. With INXS he created incredible musics. He was a real star. We still miss him. I'm sad to see no TV show about him today! 
    Kisses to all the fans over the world from France

  9. Neil says:

    Your in my thoughts Mick.. and also in many other's today. Sad day 15 years ago. I was going to be seeing you live for the first time in a few days… First show of the tour in Wollongong. I was pumped. However my buddy called me to tell me the news. Damn Mick..  Would have so loved to be up front and rocking it with you. RIP.
    To all the fans around the world.. Love and Peace.

  10. Diana says:

    One of the greatest entertainers in the world , he was born to be a showman. 
    You will live through your music and talent forever.  
    Rest in peace, you loved one!

  11. Ximena says:

    You were and will be always the best, the only one. Love You For Ever! 

  12. Gustavo says:

    The best voice in the world!!!

  13. Hydee says:

    miss you mate.
    the world is a poorer place without you.

  14. Jane says:

    Miss you more than you know xxxx

  15. rosy says:

    siempre estas presente en  mi dia a dia… nunca te olvido, siempre estas conmigo,  tu voz me ilumina…  gracias por ser la banda sonora  de mi vida…Rosy

  16. Dean says:

    15 years on and still so inspiring. Thanks for the music, legend!

  17. Sharen & Lee Van Fossen says:

    Tribute to Michael Hutchence
    By Sharen Van Fossen
    Michael Hutchence’s phenomenal and timeless legacy is best understood by his profound music.
    Michael, you’re our Shining Star, The Messenger, The Loved One who was Heaven Sent.  You taught us to have Faith In Each Other.  You truly cared about others, led a Wild Life with Good and Bad Times, and kept Searching for the One Thing of What Love Is. You were so much larger than life, and we loved to Hear That Sound of your incredible voice, heart-felt lyrics, and unique songs that transcended traditional music.
    Regrettably, with fame came the unrelenting thunder and Tiny Daggers of a media storm and personal strife that Cut Your Roses Down, and you’re the one Who Pays The Price.  Very few realized you were Just A Man and how much you suffered inside.  Tragically, you had Not Enough Time on Earth, as you felt you could not Put The Pieces Back Together of your shattered life and didn’t see the Possibilities other than to Kill The Pain and Slide Away.  You prophetically sang in your song, Never Tear Us Apart: “I told you if we could fly, cause we all have wings, but some of us don’t know why”.  We hope you were able to Make Your Peace and obtain Freedom Deep within you.
    You greatly loved your Beautiful Girl, Tiger, as she was Everything to you.  It’s unfortunate that you’re not here to share your life with her.
    Michael, you are sadly missed and you will never Disappear in our hearts.  All Around, you have made the world a better place with The Gift of your beautiful voice and extraordinary music that’s still Calling All Nations and continues to touch the lives of millions.  You will Stay Forever Young and your legacy will live on forever.

  18. Nas says:

    Thank you for all the music Michael & INXS. RIP – gone but never forgotten. XXX

  19. Jenny Hume says:

    Michael, you will never be forgotten – a treasured soul so sadly missed and 15 years has gone by so quickly.
    Peace & love xx

  20. What a sad day November 22nd … I was in …SYDNEY in a hotel. Got the news on TV.   15 years after, i am still such a fan of Michael ; watching video concerts like the Wembley one. My young daughter (2 years old,) cannot understand my tears !  … Never say enough, "thank you" Michael and the band INXS.  Sorry for my poor English ; Patrice, TAHITI.

  21. Jen says:

    You are still so missed after being gone for 15 years. Sometimes I hear a song and think how much better it would sound if you were singing it. Wish there could have been more music but very grateful for all of the great songs you left us. I still think you were the perfect frontman in so many ways.

  22. Tiffany says:

    I miss you!  Much love to all of INXS and Michael's Family.  

  23. Estefania says:

    prefiero que se muera otra persona antes que te mueras tu este mundo es muy injusto

  24. Daniela says:

    from Argentina Luv u Michael!! FOREVER

  25. Anna says:

    The world hasn't been the same since you left us.
    still thinking of you and really wish you were still here,
    miss your voice and talent so much, we will never ever have another
    michael, when I hear your music, your voice I grieve the loss all over again.
    i know you are with your mum and dad now, I will light a candle for you all.

  26. jimavfc says:

    Still doing all I can to keep your memory and legacy alive Hutch.  Watch over that beautiful daughter of yours mate!

  27. searching97 says:

    From Diane
    On this years anniversary being it is also Thanksgiving I will be giving thanks for having the pleasure of seeing Michael perform live and growing up listening to his music. The world not only lost one of our greatest singer/songwriters but a beautiful soul.Listening to his words always makes my day a little better.I think of him everyday.I can only hope one day we will meet in heaven. I love you Michael.

  28. Debi says:

    Miss you. Love you. Thanks for the memory. Xx

  29. Stacy says:

    Michael Hutchence, Hutch, Mr. Chardonnay,
    Your music lives on, your spirit still soars and you are forever in our hearts.  The world is less colorful without you in it. 

  30. Kat says:

    Hope you are still rockin' out somehwere and having a great time.
    Much Love!!!

  31. arun rajah says:

     l loved and still love your music buddy!!..    'Beautiful girl' still stays inside my head!!!  we're always there to remember ur music…..

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