The band revealed Monday that Daniel Sahad, the main singer and founding member of the Austin-based band Nané, has died. It is with unbelievable grief that they have to reveal their lovely leader, Daniel, who passed away last night, the band wrote on Instagram on Monday, April 11, 2022. Please allow his family and friends the time and space they need to grieve. Thank you all, the message said. Sahad was described as a rising star by the Austin Texas Musicians, who termed it an incomprehensible loss. Here is what we know about it.
As per reports, Daniel Sahad, the lead singer of the funk/soul band passed away on Sunday evening, April 10, 2022. He was only 22 at the time of his death. Let us tell you that the popular band Nané performed in City Hall during an intermission during last week’s Austin City Council meeting, and Sahad died three days later. Reportedly, Thursday, April 7 has been designated as “Nané Day” in Austin by the Austin Economic Development Corporation.
The band was preparing for a number of spring and summer shows, including a performance at Gonzales’ Float Fest. Needless to say, the fans of the band and the bandmates have gotten devastated to learn about the news. The band’s Instagram page defines its music as “soul on the rocks”. Sahad and Ian Green met at the University of Texas in Austin in 2016, and while they drank and played cover songs for their pals, they discovered they had natural chemistry and ability.
Well, this was the moment that led to the birth of Nané. According to the website, the duo soon realized their potential to compose fresh music together. They grew in numbers and rapidly established themselves as one of Austin’s most exciting up-and-coming bands. The first album of the funk bad was released in November 2020. It was a self-titled 10-track album that featured the song titled “Always On My Mind”. Let us add that the song has more than 2.5 million streams on Spotify.
Following the announcement of Daniel Sahad’s death, tributes poured in for the Austin-based band’s lead singer. Taking to social media, Austin Mayor Steve Adler talked about his death. It was stated that City Council was excited to have live music back in chambers last week for the first time since before the pandemic and that they had chosen Nane for that. Steve called the singer’s death sad news and extended his thoughts to his family and the band.