Viola Beach fans campaign to get them to number 1 following tragic deaths

The group and their manager lost their lives in Sweden

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Fans of Viola Beach are campaigning to get the band's single 'Swings & Waterslides' following their tragic deaths in Södertälje, Sweden last weekend.

The Warrington-born indie band comprised of Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe and Jack Dakin and their manager Craig Tarry all tragically lost their lives when their plunged 25 metres from a highway bridge into a canal in the early hours of last Saturday morning. Following the tragic incident fans are campaigning to get their latest track to number 1 in tribute to the band.

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Viola Beach were in Sweden to play the Where is the Music? festival last Friday, and tragically died ahead of their scheduled show in Guildford, Surrey the following day.

In a statement issued by manager Craig Tarry's family via the UK foreign office, they said: "Craig was a warm, loving person who had worked tirelessly to achieve success and follow his dreams within the music industry. He will be sadly missed by his family and his colleagues."

'Swings & Waterslides' is currently at number 3 on UK iTunes following the tragedy.

Our thoughts go out to Viola Beach's family and friends at this devastating time.

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