Eric Carmen, “Hungry Eyes” Singer, Dies at 74

Eric Carmen

Carmen fronted The Raspberries before launching a successful solo career

Eric Carmen [Getty]

Eric Carmen, the soft rock mainstay behind hits like “Hungry Eyes,” “All By Myself,” and more, has died. The news was confirmed by his wife, Amy Carmen, on Eric’s official website. He was 74 years old.

It is with tremendous sadness that we share the heartbreaking news of the passing of Eric Carmen. Our sweet, loving and talented Eric passed away in his sleep, over the weekend. It brought him great joy to know, that for
decades, his music touched so many and will be his lasting legacy. Please respect the family’s privacy as we
mourn our enormous loss. ‘Love Is All That Matters…Faithful and Forever’

– Amy Carmen

Eric Carmen began his career fronting The Raspberries. The group shot to stardom right out of the gate with the release of their self-titled debut album. The LP had a raspberry-scented scratch-and-sniff sticker on the cover. The record featured the band’s biggest hit, “Go All the Way,” which still stands as one of the greatest soft rock hits of all time.

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