Originally posted by - well, AT - the West Coast Sound blog (blogs.laweekly.com)Mick Karn, Bassist for Synth Heroes Japan and Peter Murphy's Dali's Car, Dead at 52 By Liz Ohanesian, Tue., Jan. 4 2011 @ 12:27PM
Mick Karn, best known as the bassist for influential synth pop outfit Japan died on January 4 at the age of 52. The following is the statement from his website:
It's with profound sadness that we have to inform you that Mick finally lost his battle with cancer and passed away peacefully at 4.30pm today, 4th January 2011 at home in Chelsea, London. He was surrounded by his family and friends and will be deeply missed by all.
For all you wieners in Chicago - check out http://www.leavemusic.com for the website of Leave. A friend of mine is in the band. They've just put together an album, and I've gotten a chance preview it out before it hits the online retailers.