Chris Bailey, lead singer of The Saints, dies

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Apr 11, 2002
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Iggles, Georgia.

Sad day, The Saints were probably my favourite Australian band for a long time growing up & I still have plenty of their tracks on my playlists.


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Sep 13, 2004
AFL Club
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Luton Town, 36ers,
Absolutely gutted. I grew up in the UK during the punk heyday and knew how good the saints were. Moved to Aust in 82 and stunned that no one knew them. Bob Geldof said there was 3 punk bands that mattered..The Pistols The Clash and The Saints. Its criminal how underated Chris Bailey is rated in the Mainstream. Last time i felt like this is when Strummer died. Will never get to see a Saints proper reunion now.

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Bobby Beecroft

Norm Smith Medallist
Nov 25, 2003
Junction Oval Goalsquare
AFL Club
Brisbane Lions
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Brisbane Lions THFC
RIP Chris have great memories seeing The Saints many times my favourite gig of theirs was at The Corner.
Still listen often when working from home, one of the few benefits of Covid. I’m another that will have a beer and crank up The Saints over the long weekend.

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