The Black Keys and The Shins musician Richard Swift dies aged 41

Last Updated: Jul 04 2018 15:42

MUSIC- Musician and singer-songwriter Richard Swift, a former member of the Shins and touring bassist with The Black Keys, has died, at the age of 41.

Swift was admitted to hospital with an undisclosed life-threatening condition last month.

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach led tributes with an Instagram post saying: "Today the world lost one of the most talented musicians I know. He's now with his Mom and Sister. I will miss you my friend".

Kings of Leon's Nathan Followill and Dave Depper from Death Cab for Cutie also paid tributes to him.