Talk Talk frontman Mark Hollis ‘dies aged 64’

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Talk Talk frontman Mark Hollis ‘dies aged 64’



Mark Hollis has died aged 64, according to reports (Picture: Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images)Talk Talk frontman Mark Hollis has died aged 64, according to reports.
Official confirmation of Mark’s death has yet to be released, but the band’s bassist Paul Webb appeared to confirm the news in a tribute on social media.
Taking to Facebook, Webb wrote: ‘I am very shocked and saddened to hear the news of the passing of Mark Hollis. Musically he was a genius and it was a honour and a privilege to have been in a band with him.

Mark Hollis was frontman for Talk Talk (Picture: ITV/REX/Shutterstock)‘I have not seen Mark for many years, but like many musicians of our generation I have been profoundly influenced by his trailblazing musical ideas. He knew how to create depth of feeling with sound and space like no other. He was one of the greats, if not the greatest.’
Hollis co-founded the band in 1981 alongside Lee Harris and Paul Webb, earning success with singles Talk Talk, Such A Shame and It’s My Life.
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