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R.I.P OMC.

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Sad News today as the Front Man from OMC died back in NZ. They produced one of My Favorite Modern Day Hits in 1995 with their Song “How Bizzare”, Fantastic catchy tune. The report from the NZ Herald:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10623347

How Bizarre singer dies

12:15 PM Sunday Jan 31, 2010

Pauly Fuemana died at North Shore Hospital this morning. Photo / NZ Listener

Pauly Fuemana died at North Shore Hospital this morning. Photo / NZ Listener

Musician Pauly Fuemana, frontman for the band OMC, died this morning at North Shore Hospital following a short period of illness.

His family was expected to issue a statement later today.

In 1995 OMC (Otara Millionaires Club) shot to fame with the single How Bizarre which reached number one in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and parts of Europe.

OMC moved between three and four million copies of their album, also titled How Bizarre, making it New Zealand’s biggest-selling record.

The band broke up in 2000. They reformed in 2007 and released a single 4 All of Us, featuring actor Lucy Lawless.

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