The death of Michael Been was and still is a huge loss to BRMC, their fans, and the music world in general. Michael was a friendly and funny person who not only provided his technical skills to the band, but was always kind to fans. The loss hit everyone very hard and Michael Been will be missed and remembered for all he’s done for BRMC, The Call, and everyone’s lives he managed to touch just by being who he is. Most images are available on and courtesy of Michael Been’s Facebook page.

About Michael Been

Mar 19, 1950 – Aug 19, 2010
Sound Engineer for BRMC/bassist and singer of The Call

Quotes About Michael:

“…one of the most literate lyricists in rock ‘n roll today.” – Rolling Stone

“…hearkens heavily to the indwelling mysteries that Dylan, The Band and Van Morrison also heard.” – Time Magazine

“The Future of American Music.” – Peter Gabriel