Liverpool band The Night Cafe announce ‘sudden’ death of lead singer Sean Martin

Members of the Liverpool indie band say they are ‘devastated’ by the passing of their ‘best friend’.

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The lead singer of popular Liverpool indie band, The Night Café, has sadly died, aged just 26. The group announced the news on social media on Monday morning, however, his cause of death has not yet been shared.

The announcement read: “We are devastated to share the sudden passing of our best friend Sean. Words can’t describe the pain we are feeling right now, we’re still struggling to process it all. We ask everyone to respect the privacy of Sean’s family and friends during this difficult time.

His bandmates added: “Sean was not just our band mate, he was our childhood best friend that we shared so many memories with before the band even started. We made so many more memories along the way and achieved things we only dreamt of that we will cherish forever. His memory will live on forever in our hearts and through the music he put out into the world for you all. RIP Sean Martin.”

The Night Café formed in 2014 and released two EPs before their studio album 0151 in 2019. A third EP, For Better Days, dropped in 2021.

They also supported popular Merseyside band The Wombats on tour, who said Martin was ‘literally the nicest guy to have around’ and ‘talented and amazing’.