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Return from Eden: Mark Hollis

Rob Young, Wire, The, January 1998

As the prime mover behind Talk Talk, Mark Hollis threw off the shackles of a pop existence to create the bleakest, yet most lyrical orchestral rock this side of Scott Walker. This year he breaks a seven year silence with a brand new solo album.

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