A year after his death, INXS star Michael Hutchence was remembered Sunday by 250 fans and family at a chapel in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde.
Hutchence's brother Rhett paid tribute, a friend read a poem, and a solo saxophonist played.
After the 40-minute service, Hutchence's father, Kel Hutchence, unveiled a memorial on the grounds of the Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium to mark the life of the singer who committed suicide in a Sydney hotel room last Nov. 22 at the age of 37.
"He was a good and loving man and an excellent musician," his father said.
At the peak of his and the Australian band INXS's musical success, their 1987 album "Kick" sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.