MUSIC fans in Northwich have paid tribute to legendary singer Denise Johnson following her tragic death. 

The Manchester singer, who had spells with New Order and Primal Scream, died suddenly after a short illness her family confirmed. 

Northwich Guardian:

Denise Johnson playing at Northwich Salthouse in 2018

The 56-year-old, who is best remembered for her vocals on Primal Scream's popular Screamadelica album, graced Northwich with her voice back in 2018. 

She played two nights at The Salthouse as part of The Charlatans' homecoming North by Northwich festival which treated music fans to intimate performances from popular musical talents. 

Northwich Guardian:

Denise treated fans in the small bar to an acoustic set each night and spectators marvelled at her soulful voice.

As part of the Guardian's extensive coverage of the event, performers were asked to descirbe themselves in no more than 10 words. Denise's response was 'Acoustic. From the heart. Very Powerful.' 

Following the announcement of her death, fans who were lucky enough to see her in Northwich in May 2018 paid tribute to a wonderful talent.