We announce the sad news about Terry Hall

Terry Hall, the lead singer of The Specials, a British ska revival band, died at the age of 63.

Hall died on Monday following a “short illness,” according to a statement posted on The Special’s Instagram page.

“We regret to inform you that Terry passed away following a brief illness. Terry was a wonderful friend, brother, and one of our country’s greatest lyricists, vocalists, and songwriters. Terry was a wonderful parent and husband, as well as one of the nicest, funniest, and most genuine individuals you could ever meet,” the statement began.