Allan was the keyboardist and drummer for Men Without Hats a Canadian group, originally from Montreal, Quebec. The band had a hit in Canada with “The Safety Dance“, which peaked at No. 11 in Canada in May of 1983. The song also spent four weeks at No. 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, and was a hit in the UK Singles Chart, peaking at No. 6.
On August 11, 1995, Allan passed away at the age of 38 due to the complications of AIDS.
Men Without Hats Discography
April 1982 – Rhythm of Youth
September 1984 – Folk of the 80’s (Part III)
June 1987 – Pop Goes The World
October 1989 – The Adventures of Women & Men Without Hate in the 21st Century
April 1991 – Sideways
November 2003 – No Hats Beyond This Point
May 2012 – Love in the Age of War
Mount Royal Cemetery
1297 Chemin de la Forêt
Outremont Quebec H2V 2P9