Mark Hollis: A Life

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THE PARTY REALLY IS OVER You can imagine my surprise this morning when I woke up and saw, not from the BBC, but on a friend’s page that Mark Hollis, lead singer of TALK TALK, had passed. While they were never a major band for me, they did play a part in the new wave and in my musical upbringing during the eighties. I first heard of them with Today, a top 10 single in New Zealand but didn’t manage to get the album – The Party’s Over until much later…read more