It's been one year since Chrissy Amphlett, the lead singer of the Divinyls, died from breast cancer. But in this touching video, her hit song lives on — in a new way.
This new a cappella version features some of Australia's most famous singers. According to AdWeek:
Friends say her dying wish was that her 1990 hit song could become a reminder for all women to check themselves regularly for lumps and other signs of breast cancer. So Australian advocacy group Cancer Council NSW (New South Wales) worked with Amphlett's widower and supporters to create the beautiful rendition below.
The singers are Connie Mitchell, Deborah Conway, Kate Cerebrano, Katie Noonan, Little Pattie, Megan Washington, Olivia Newton-John, Sarah Blasko, Sarah McLeod and Suze DeMarchi. You can watch interviews with each of them on Amphlett's YouTube channel.
Also check out ITouchMyself.org. Billboard reports that a mammogram and an ultrasound failed to detect Amphlett's cancer; she discovered it herself with a self-exam. The final shot in the video may be a bit NSFW, but it's worth watching and passing on — it's beautifully done.