Mark Hollis

Born 4 January 1955. Died 25 February 2019
Mark Hollis
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1955-01-04
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Mark Hollis

Mark Hollis Biography (Wikipedia)

Mark David Hollis (4 January 1955 – 25 February 2019[dubious – discuss]) was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He achieved commercial success and critical acclaim in the 1980s and 1990s as the co-founder, lead singer and principal songwriter of the band Talk Talk. Hollis wrote or co-wrote most of Talk Talk's music—including hits like "It's My Life" and "Life's What You Make It"—and in later works developed an experimental, contemplative style.

Beginning in 1981 as a synth-pop group with a New Romantic image, Talk Talk's sound became increasingly adventurous under Hollis's direction. For their third album, The Colour of Spring (1986), Talk Talk adopted an art pop sound that won critical and commercial favour; it remains their biggest commercial success. The band's final two albums, Spirit of Eden (1988) and Laughing Stock (1991), were radical departures from their early work, taking influence from jazz, folk, classical and experimental music. While they were commercial failures in their own time, these albums have come to be seen as early landmarks of post-rock music.

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The Daily Planet
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The Daily Planet
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Watershed
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Watershed
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Westward Bound
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Westward Bound
Talk Talk
Talk Talk- I Believe In You
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Talk Talk- I Believe In You
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The Colour Of Spring
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The Colour Of Spring
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The Rainbow
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The Rainbow
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The Gift
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The Gift
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Inside Looking Out
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Inside Looking Out
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A New Jerusalem
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A New Jerusalem
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A Life
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A Life
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A Life 1895-1915
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A Life 1895-1915
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Latest Mark Hollis News

    BBC News - Obituary: Talk Talk's Mark Hollis
    A look at the life and music of the Talk Talk singer, who has died at 64.
    BBC News - Mark Hollis, Talk Talk star, dies at 64
    The musician scored hits with It's My Life and Life's What You Make It before vanishing from view.
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