'Fifth Bunnyman' killed in crash Bunnyman乐队“第五成员”死
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A former keyboard player with Echo and the Bunnymen has been killed in a motorbike crash on the Isle1 of Man.


The former keyboard player died on Tuesday in the Isle of Man
The former keyboard player died on Tuesday in the Isle of Man

Jake Brockman, who was 53 and married, lived in Bristol. He died when his bike was in collision with a converted ambulance near Kirk Michael on Tuesday.

Known to fans as the "Fifth Bunnyman", he had been associated with the Liverpool band since its 80s heyday2(全盛期) and became a full-time3 member in 1989.

In 1989 the band's first drummer Pete De Freitas died in a similar crash.

'Invariably seasick4'

A spokesman for the Isle of Man Police confirmed Mr Brockman's death.

In a statement, his family and wife Sally Mundy said: "Jake was always a classic bike enthusiast5, he loved sailing though he was invariably(不变化地,常常地) seasick(晕船).

"Music was central to Jake's life."

Mr Brockman formed the dance band BOM with Bristol-based musician Damon Reece.

He also worked as a sound recordist for the BBC's natural history unit on several projects.

Mr Brockman, who was born in Borneo, studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

The band has paid tribute to Mr Brockman on its official website.

He was was riding along the Kirk Michael to Ballaugh Road on Tuesday evening when the accident happened.

Mr Brockman was taken to Noble's Hospital but died from his injuries a few hours later.

Investigations6 into the crash are continuing.


1 isle fatze     
  • He is from the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea.他来自爱尔兰海的马恩岛。
  • The boat left for the paradise isle of Bali.小船驶向天堂一般的巴厘岛。
2 heyday CdTxI     
  • The 19th century was the heyday of steam railways.19世纪是蒸汽机车鼎盛的时代。
  • She was a great singer in her heyday.她在自己的黄金时代是个了不起的歌唱家。
3 full-time SsBz42     
  • A full-time job may be too much for her.全天工作她恐怕吃不消。
  • I don't know how she copes with looking after her family and doing a full-time job.既要照顾家庭又要全天工作,我不知道她是如何对付的。
4 seasick seasick     
  • When I get seasick,I throw up my food.我一晕船就呕吐。
  • He got seasick during the voyage.在航行中他晕船。
5 enthusiast pj7zR     
  • He is an enthusiast about politics.他是个热衷于政治的人。
  • He was an enthusiast and loved to evoke enthusiasm in others.他是一个激情昂扬的人,也热中于唤起他人心中的激情。
6 investigations 02de25420938593f7db7bd4052010b32     
(正式的)调查( investigation的名词复数 ); 侦查; 科学研究; 学术研究
  • His investigations were intensive and thorough but revealed nothing. 他进行了深入彻底的调查,但没有发现什么。
  • He often sent them out to make investigations. 他常常派他们出去作调查。
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