RIP Mark E. Smith

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I've always loved listening to The Fall and was lucky enough to see them live a few times.

A quote from the BBC says it all: "a true uncompromising musical maverick".

RIP Mark E Smith.

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Certainly one of a kind and a maverick.


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A sad loss indeed

Saw the miserable scroat a few times and he was always spot on

Cause of death - fags and booze

Anti-hero and definitely a one off

Fav song - totally wired

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unique and brilliant.

Anyone that can write songs with the breadth of Bill is Dead through to I am Damo Suzuki, and still pull off a cover of 'lost in music' thoroughly deserves to be called a musical genius. Wrote the best football song ever as well.

Much like Joy Division, the Fall stand apart from other music, defying comparison. Might go and put 'Extricate' on and have a pint.

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F, was having a good day until this news.

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Post by Zimmerman »

Recently read his biography.

Some parts of him I agreed/enjoyed.... but for the most part he was such a cantancarous and bitter old piss pot.

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Post by RomynPG »

Brian Turner did a great tribute show on WFMU

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