Spirit of Talk Talk : James Marsh :Spirit of Talk Talk is a finely crafted and lavishly produced book celebrating the music created by Talk Talk and illustrated with a treasure trove of images from long-time collaborator and renowned art designer James Marsh. Displayed alongside large original artworks and previously unseen sketches and alternative covers, are rare and previously unseen photographs of the band and a specially commissioned biography of Talk Talk by music journalist and author Chris Roberts. Photographic images have been supplied from the archives of photography luminaries Lawrence Watson, Richard Haughton and Sheila Rock amongst others. The book includes the full transcript of Mark Hollis's final interview about the band and numerous tributes and eulogies from musicians, artists, producers, and people who worked with the band and knew them intimately. There are also honest, touching, and revealing tributes from musicians, artists friends and fans who were, and continue to be, influenced by Talk Talk's music. This paperback edition has 24 pages of new content including an extensive preface from founding member Simon Brenner, exclusive interviews with a host of people connected to the band, among them musicians, engineers and musical collaborators - and a wealth of new, unseen photographs and memorabilia taken from Simon Brenner's personal archive. The first Talk Talk biography is a thing of beauty - that explores the group's bewitching music and James Marsh's striking cover art
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Yet, overseas, their singles and studio albums were always in the Top Today, we can all point at instances of musical acts that stayed true to their creative impulses — Radiohead, Pearl Jam, Morrissey, Fishbone, etc. While the release of this new record should serve to highlight the long-term influence Talk Talk had on musicians in many genres the record — titled Spirit of Talk Talk , on Fierce Panda Records — www. I tracked down Mr. Marsh at his studio in the U. Introduction — I first got involved with Talk Talk very early on via their manager Keith Aspden, who I happened to know socially. One day we were discussing how best to represent the band visually — this was prior to any actual releases — he asked me to give the idea some thought and I went away happy to do just that.