Devin Lima, whose pop band LFO launched the hit "Summer Girls" in 1999, died after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 41 years old. We weekly The death of Lima confirmed.
In October 2017, his fellow LFO member Brad Fischetti revealed that Lima had been diagnosed with stage 4 adrenal cancer and underwent surgery to remove a tumor from his adrenal gland, CNN reported.
"I wish we had better news to share," Fischetti said at the time. "It's devastating news, but at the same time, there is nobody who knows more than Devin Lima, nobody has a stronger body, mind or soul and if someone can defeat this, it's Devin."
The death of Lima comes eight years after LFO singer Rich Cronin died at the age of 36 after a long battle with leukemia. LFO was dissolved after the death of Cronin in 2010, but Fischetti and Lima met as a duo in 2017.
The Massachusetts trio – LFO was the abbreviation of Lyte Funky Ones – was a hit in 1999 with its "Summer Girls", an ode to Abercrombie & Fitch, girls who reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 and was named one of Rolling StoneThe 50 songs of Greatest Boy Bands of all time. LFO's follow-up single, "Girl on TV," with its video starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, peaked at No. 10 on the Hot 100. The album's namesake was also platinum in the US. UU
However, the album of the trio of 2001. Life is good It came when the wave of the boy band was crashing, and after the limited success of the LP, LFO split up in 2002.