Last Words — Brad Delp

“Mr. Brad Delp. Je suis une âme solitaire (“I am a lonely soul”).”

Last Words — Brad Delp — Bio

Bradley E. Delp (“Brad” Delp)
 Born June 12, 1951 — Died March 9, 2007
 American musician, “Boston” Lead Vocalist

Last Words — Brad Delp — Note

On March 9, 2007, Brad Delp was found dead in his home in Atkinson, New Hampshire. Delp, 55, died from the smoke of two charcoal grills he lit inside his sealed bathroom.

He was found by his fiancée Pamela Sullivan, lying on a pillow on his bathroom floor with a suicide note pinned to his shirt stating that he was a “lonely soul.” The official cause of death was listed as carbon monoxide poisoning.

Brad Delp was known for his considerate nature; he had left a note on the front door of his house warning that there would be carbon monoxide present.

That day, the official website for the band was taken down and replaced with the statement: “We’ve just lost the nicest guy in rock and roll.”

Last Words — Brad Delp — Song

“More Than a Feeling” has become a staple of classic rock and in 2009, was named the 39th best hard rock song of all time by VH1.

It is featured in the episode “My Half-Acre” of the American sitcom “Scrubs” when the Janitor’s Air Band “The Cool Cats” performs it at the end of the episode (although Turk can be seen lip syncing the incorrect lyrics).

Originally published at • John B Whalen Jr Esq •.

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