BURLINGTON – Walk Off the Earth announced the death of keyboard player and vocalist Mike Taylor.
In a message on various social networking sites on Sunday, the group says that Taylor died "peacefully from natural causes last night in a dream."
The Taylor group comrades expressed “deepest condolences” to Taylor’s two children and asked for privacy for his family.
“Walk Off the Earth”, based in Burlington, gained fame in 2012, when their cover version of “Someone I previously knew” Gothia became viral.
In the video of the song on YouTube, all five band members simultaneously played the same guitar and sang in harmony.
Walk Off the Earth was supposed to start the world tour of 2019 with a New Year show in Niagara Falls on Monday evening.