Ex-Depeche Mode Keyboardist Curates Talk Talk Tribute Album

September 13th, 2012 · Comments Off on Ex-Depeche Mode Keyboardist Curates Talk Talk Tribute Album

Talk Talk’s final two albums, Spirit of Eden and Laughing Stock, respectively, are two of my favorite records, but they were Talk Talk’s least commercially successful because the band utterly ignored its synth-pop, new wave roots (and its audience) to embark an an experimental tangent that has influenced a generation of songwriters. Ex-Depeche Mode keyboardist […]

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RETRO: Talk Talk “I Believe in You”

March 25th, 2010 · Comments Off on RETRO: Talk Talk “I Believe in You”

For most people Talk Talk were a flash in the pan new wave band with two hits, “It’s My Life” and the self-titled “Talk Talk”, but the band, led by the unmistakable voice of Mark Hollis, veered hard left on subsequent albums, pursuing a much darker, experimental, and esoteric creative form. This “single” from the […]

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