QA few piano notes and the dream machine kicks in. He left only one song, but one that has remained in the memories of melancholics around the world. Author John Miles has died aged 72, family reveals to several British media after “a short illness”.
After a mixed start to his career, he rose to world glory in 1976 with his hit “Music”, a brilliant blend of ballad and dizzying harmonic rock rise. With this jewel of pop composition, as exciting as it is heady, he dominates the world rankings, but struggles to transform this success. The rest of his career will be marked by collaborations with Robert Plant, Paul Rodgers, Joe Cocker, Stevie Wonder and Tina Turner. Although retired from show business, he continued to perform to sing his only hit. The one that began with these lines: “Music was my first love / And it will be my last”
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