Kim Wilde remembers Steve Strange at tribute concert
Eighties pop star Kim Wilde has spoken of her "glamorous, beautiful" contemporary Steve Strange after a tribute concert was held in his memory.
Strange, from Newbridge, Caerphilly county, shot to fame with the group Visage with their classic hit Fade to Grey in 1980 after a number of years successfully running nightclubs in London.
A pioneer of the New Romantic fashion and music movement, the pressures of the music business led him into heroin addiction, and a nervous breakdown.
He returned to Wales, living in Porthcawl and, following treatment, he revived Visage and released a new album in 2013.
He died of a heart attack in February aged 55 while on holiday in Egypt.
The concert at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff featured acts including Wilde, Boy George and Jimmy Somerville.
23 Nov 2015