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Band The Wanted’s song Gold Forever re-enters charts following Tom Parker death


The Wanted hit song Gold Forever has re-entered the charts following the passing of band member Tom Parker earlier this week.

Tom, 33, tragically died this week leaving behind his wife Kelsey, 32, and their two children: Aurelia, two, and Bodhi, one.

Fans are now campaigning for the band’s hit song Gold Forever to be revived and hit the number one spot.

The song is already soaring up the iTunes UK Top Songs list reaching number two beating its highest spot when it was released in 2011 of number three on the charts.



The band reunited last year in the wake of Tom's devastating diagnosis
Fans are campaigning for The Wanted’s hit song Gold Forever to hit the number one spot as a tribute to Tom

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Originally released in support of Red Nose Day over ten years ago, Gold Forever is now heading straight for the number one spot.

Fans are campaigning for people to buy the song now to pay tribute to Tom.

One fan wrote on Twitter: “I know all the Harry fans love him & want to see him at the top, but please let The Wanted fans have this week with Gold Forever at #1. It’s our anthem right now & we are trying to do it for Tom.”

Another penned: “Actually let’s please keep the wanted up there. This is for Tom and he deserves this. Please help us keep gold forever at 1 and let’s get the other songs up as well gyc is so close to the #2 spot!!!”



Band The Wanted's song Gold Forever re-enters charts following Tom Parker death
Tom lost his battle with brain cancer on Wednesday 30 March

While a third shared: “I can’t express enough how it really would mean everything to us. The most special song in the world. Only 99p to download #GoldForever #TheWanted #TomParker #WeLoveTom

Tom’s bandmates Max George, 33, Siva Kaneswaran, 33, Nathan Sykes, 28, and Jay McGuiness, 31, paid tribute to their “brother” following the sad news this week.

Following Tom’s death on Wednesday 30 March, The Wanted posted to their 216,00 Instagram followers: “Max, Jay, Siva, Nathan and the whole Wanted family are devastated by the tragic and premature loss of our bandmate Tom Parker, who passed away peacefully at lunchtime today surrounded by his family and his band mates.



Tom pictured with his bandmates Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Nathan Sykes and Jay McGuiness in 2010
Tom pictured with his bandmates Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Nathan Sykes and Jay McGuiness in 2010

“Tom was an amazing husband to Kelsey, and father to Aurelia and Bodhi. He was our brother, words can’t express the loss and sadness we feel. Always and forever in our hearts.

“Tom Parker 1988-2022.”

Tom’s fellow bandmates also posted snaps of themselves all together as a band on their individual Instagram pages, with photos simultaneously captioned “dream team” showing the five-piece onstage with the late singer.

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