Mark Hollis, the driving force behind the highly influential UK band Talk Talk has died at the age of 64. The band who bridged the gap between new romantic and post rock resculpted the musical landscape with a series of remarkable releases.
The realisation that Eldritch is still a magnificent mystery is present amongst the crowd and The Sisters Of Mercy remain, on any Eldritch line up, in the skin. I hope he never changes.Shuffling out, I notice that everybody is smiling. There is jubilance in the dark.