March 1, 2019
Talk Talk / Mark Hollis
It’s Friday so we’re listening to something different. Today we’re revisiting some of the albums of Talk Talk frontman Mark Hollis, who passed away earlier this week at 64. Hollis made a couple pop hits and then retreated to a style that critics at the time couldn’t quite name. Spirit of Eden is brooding and cool, a free blues meditation with outbursts of rock. Hollis’s solo album, released ten years later, spans folk, pop, and free jazz. Both albums make beautiful use of silence.
Enjoy this day.
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