Thursday, November 11, 2010

So Long Shamrin

Veteran rock singer Shamrin Abdul Samad of Fotograf who passed away of a heart ailment at 43 today will always be remembered as an alpha male icon.

Shamrin was a popular singer throughout the last two decades, and was known for his manly voice.

Fotograf’s best known songs included Di Alam Fana Cintamu, Jangan Di Ucap Selamat Tinggal and Luka Seribu Rindu.

Fotograf was formed in 1987 and its other members are guitarist Abol, bassist Amran and drummer Ringgo.

It released five albums between 1989 and 1997, and had plans for a new album and reunion concert.

In 2004, Shamrin launched a mini album which he co-produced with rocker Opie of Bloodshed and Rosli Selasih.