Steve Mackey Wiki – Steve Mackey Biography

LONDON, ENGLAND – Steve Mackey the bassist for British rock band ‘Pulp,’ died at the age of 56 on Thursday, March 2. The legendary bassist, who joined the band in 1989, contributed to their biggest hits like ‘Common People’, ‘Babies’ and ‘Disco 2000’. The group went on hiatus in 2002, but reformed for live performances in 2011 and 2012. After releasing their last recording in 2013, ‘Pulp’ was in talks to reunite this year. However, Mackey announced in October 2022 that he will not be joining the band’s final series of concerts scheduled for summer 2023.

Mackey was also a music producer and co-wrote songs for ‘Florence + the Machine’ on the band’s critically acclaimed album ‘Lungs’. He has also worked with rock duo ‘The Kills,’ ‘The Long Blondes,’ and British rapper M.I.A, among others in the music industry. His wife, fashion journalist Katie Grand, took to Instagram to share the sad news with her fans on Thursday, March 2. Grand wrote a heartbreaking Instagram post alongside a smiling photo of Mackey under a drab lens. His cause of death has not been revealed.

Steve Mackey Age

The age of Steve Mackey was 56 years.


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Steve Mackey cause of death

The caption, titled “a message from Katie,” read: “After three months in the hospital, fighting with all her might and determination, we are shocked and devastated to say goodbye to my brilliant and beautiful husband, Steve Mackey. Steve passed away today, a loss that has left me, his son Marley, parents Kath and Paul, sister Michelle and many friends heartbroken.” Grand came to appreciate her late husband.

He also stated: “Steve was the most talented man I have ever met, an exceptional musician, producer, photographer and filmmaker. As in life, he was adored by all whose paths he crossed in the many creative disciplines he conquered. I would like to express my most heartfelt thanks to all the NHS staff who worked tirelessly for Steve, he will be missed beyond words.” She further commented on the post by simply writing “Steve” and a red heart emoji.

Pulp’ also paid tribute to the talented music producer on his official Facebook page. The band posted a photo of Mackey in which he can be seen wearing a red T-shirt and shorts while hiking up a mountain range, captured while on tour in 2012. The statement read: “Our dear friend and bassist Steve Mackey passed away this morning. tomorrow. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones. This photo of Steve is from when Pulp was on tour in South America in 2012. We had a day off and Steve suggested we go climbing in the Andes.”


The rock band further spoke about the “magical experience” of being with their late band member in the post. “So we did. And it was a completely magical experience. Much more magical than staring at a hotel room wall all day (which is probably what we would have done otherwise). Steve made things happen. In his life and in the band And we would very much like to think that he is now back in those mountains, in the next stage of his adventure”, they wrote and concluded by saying: “Good trip, Steve. We hope to find you one day”. All our love xx”.Read More……

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