Talk Talk frontman Mark Hollis released just one solo record, but it transcends time, achieving its creator’s goal “to make an album that is unique”.
Audacious and forward-looking, Talk Talk’s final album, ‘Laughing Stock’, remains one of the most stunning creations in all of music.
The record an international success, entering the UK Albums Chart at number one and reaching the top ten in numerous other countries including the US.
As it stands, the ultra-eclectic playlist includes tracks from artists ranging from Erykah Badu to Tame Impala, Jessie Ware, Peggy Lee and Talk Talk.
The record will be available with original artwork - a printed inner sleeve with lyrics and credits - and it has been remastered at Abbey Road.
Out of print for many years, the album has now been remastered at Abbey Road with original artwork and will be pressed on heavyweight vinyl.
The concert, billed ‘A Celebration Of Talk Talk And Mark Hollis’, takes place at London Royal Festival Hall on 26 November.
Talk Talk's holy trinity 'The Colour Of Spring', 'Spirit Of Eden' and 'Laughing Stock' are all widely regarded as modern classics.
The album's title is a tribute to Chet Atkins, "the first guitar hero of modern music."
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King of modern prog rock and former Porcupine Tree frontman, Steven Wilson has announced his new solo record, To The Bone, set for release on 18 August.