A touching tribute to the late Manchester singer Denise Johnson has appeared in her hometown of Hulme.
Native avenue artist Akse-P19 has painted one among his signature lifelike murals of the gifted musician, who died in July.
The work has appeared on a wall of neighborhood arts centre NIAMOS, previously the Hulme Playhouse.
Denise’s household say they’ve been ‘completely surprised into silence’ by the tribute.
Posting on Twitter final evening, BBC producer and shut good friend Natalie-Eve Williams wrote : “Our woman is on the streets the place she grew up.
“Can not thanks sufficient @Akse_P19 on your kindness and generosity. “
Akse, who has additionally been behind well-liked avenue artwork portraits of David Bowie, Arya Stark, George Floyd and Tony Wilson, will return tomorrow so as to add the ending touches.
He additionally painted a portrait of an NHS nurse throughout lockdown, including a halo to have fun the tireless work of our well being service staff.
Denise Johnson was famed for collaborations with Scottish rock band, Primal Scream, and ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr’s group Digital.
Her vocals additionally introduced depth and soul to the music of New Order, The Charlatans, Michael Hutchence, 808 State, Bernard Butler, Ian Brown, The Waterboys and A Sure Ratio.
Her debut solo album The place Does It Go will probably be launched posthumously on Friday October 2.