Mark Hollis, lead singer of Talk Talk, passed away yesterday at the age of 64 after battling a short illness.
Many popular figures from the world of music paid tribute to Hollis following his death. Hollis’s manager Keith Aspden confirmed the news to NPR. “I can’t tell you how much Mark influenced and changed my perceptions on art and music. I’m grateful for the time I spent with him and for the gentle beauty he shared with us.”
Hollis was one of the creative masterminds for the brand Talk Talk. They made a name for themselves with 1980s hit singles such as It’s My Life, Today, Talk Talk and Life’s What You Make It.