Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Chris Acland - DAY 17

Christopher John Dyke Acland was an English musician. He was the drummer of the English band LushAcland studied at North London Polytechnic, where he met his future Lush bandmates.  He played in a number of bands before founding Lush in 1988 with Steve Rippon, Emma AndersonMeriel Barham and Miki Berenyi

Chris Acland was known to struggle with depression. On October 17, 1996, after Lush had completed a tour and music festival appearances, he died by suicide. He was thirty years old. 

Christopher John Dyke Acland 
September 7, 1966 – October 17, 1996