Its really fucked up to hear about talented musicians that leave us early, especially the man that was Sparklehorse, Mark Linkous. Today Linkous commited suicide, our hearts go out to family and friends of Mark as myself and Kibbe were huge Dark Night Of The Soul fans.
Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mark Linkous has committed suicide, his publicist confirms to Rolling Stone. Best known for his acclaimed work with Sparklehorse, who released four albums of imaginative ambient psych-folk, Linkous also produced Daniel Johnston’s 2003 album Fear Yourself and collaborated with Danger Mouse on Dark Night of the Soul. His exact age is unknown, but he was in his forties. “It is with great sadness that we share the news that our dear friend and family member, Mark Linkous, took his own life today,” reads a statement from his family. “We are thankful for his time with us and will hold him forever in our hearts. May his journey be peaceful, happy and free. There’s a heaven and there’s a star for you.”
Sparklehorse - Dark Night Of The Soul (Feat. David Lynch)
You will be missed Mark. RIP