The singer had previously said goodbye to his bandmate in a social media post. The cause of death was initially unknown. Cross, whose real name was Chris Allen, died on March 25, according to media reports.

“You were the glue that held the band together,” Ure wrote on his social media channels. “You were the logic in the madness and the madness in our lives. It was great knowing you and growing with you. You are loved and missed, old friend.”

The album “Quartet” was released in a new edition in 2023

Bassist Cross, along with Ure, Warren Cann and Billy Currie, was one of the founding members of the creative, sophisticated synth-sounding band with hits such as 'Hymn', 'Vienna' and 'Dancing With Tears In My'. Eyes”, was one of the defining bands of the New Wave movement.

The band broke up in 1987, but reunited a good 20 years later. In 2012, Ultravox co-released “Brilliant”. In 2023, a new edition of the album “Quartet” was released, which was recorded in 1982 under the auspices of the Beatles' producer George Martin.

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