watch members of Ride, Charlatans, Joan as Police Woman & more pay tribute to Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis
A Celebration of Talk Talk and Mark Hollis tribute show happened Tuesday night in London the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall. Under the direction of Hollis collaborator Phil Ramocon, the assembled Spirit of Talk Talk Band included original keyboardist Simon Brenner and Talk Talk touring members Jeep Hook, David Rhodes, Ian Curnow, Martin Ditcham, and Rupert Black, and there were a host of guest vocalists bringing the songs of Hollis, who died earlier this year, to life, including Hayden Thorpe (ex Wild Beasts), Tim Burgess (Charlatans), Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), Joan As Police Woman, My Brightest Diamond, Jane Weaver, Ride’s Andy Bell and Mark Gardner, Turin Brakes, Orlando Weeks (Maccabees) and Sophie Barker (Zero 7).
You can watch footage of Joan as Policewoman, My Brightest Diamond, Alexis Taylor and more performing “It’s My Life,” Jane Weaver performing “Life is What You Make it,” Mark Gardner & Andy Bell performing “Living in Another Life,” Tim Burgess performing “Such a Shame,” and more clips from the show, below.
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What a special and beautiful tribute to Mark Hollis and Talk Talk at @southbankcentre last night! Thanks to The Spirit of Talk Talk Band, @alexishotchip (@hot.chip), @andybebop + @mark_gardener_ride (@rideox4official), @haydennthorpe (@wildbeastsband), @janeweavermusic, @joanaspolicewoman, @mybrightestdiamond, @orlandoweeks (@themaccabees), Simon Brenner (Talk Talk), Sophie Barker (@zero7hq), @ogenesisrecords (@thecharlatans) and @turinbrakesofficial. #eyoe #eatyourownears #talktalk #talktalkband #markhollis #southbankcentre #royalfestivalhall #spiritoftalktalk #specialguests #alexistaylor #hotchip #andybell #markgardener #rideox4 #haydenthorpe #wildbeasts #janeweaver #joanaspolicewoman #mybrightestdiamond #orlandoweeks #themaccabees #sophiebarker #zero7 #timburgess #thecharlatans #turinbreaks #simonbrenner #livemusic #londonmusic
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So pleased to have been present with @sj.bourne at tonight's celebration of an extraordinary musical talent, the much missed #MarkHollis of #TalkTalk. Great to catch up with Paul Wilkinson and @jojocurehead before the show, and to get some post-gig views from @janeweavermusic @mrandyvotel and @haydennthorpe afterwards Many thanks to the array of musical talent who brought the celebration to life tonight @southbankcentre Including (but not only):- @janeweavermusic @alexishotchip @haydennthorpe @joanaspolicewoman @mybrightestdiamond @sophiebarkermusic #timburgess @ogenesisrecords @turinbrakesofficial @orlandoweeks of @themaccabees @andybebop & @mark_gardener_ride of @rideox4official @chrishampsonmusic @davidrhodesofficial #iancurnow & the rest of the #spiritoftalktalk band Talk Talk cofounder #simonbrenner & his band