Renowned bass guitarist Matthew Seligman, who played with David Bowie at Live Aid in 1985, has died from coronavirus aged 64.

He is best known for his role in the new wave scene in the 1980s and was a member of The Soft Boys and The Thompson Twins, also collaborating with Thomas Dolby.
Dolby, 61, confirmed his friend’s death and said a candlelight vigil to remember the star would be held on YouTube live on 19 April at 8 pm, saying: ‘Matthew would want us to remember the good times and have a party.’
Matthew had been battling COVID-19 for two weeks and had been on a ventilator at St George’s Hospital in London.

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