BirthdaySeptember 9, 1962
BirthplaceArlington, USA

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  1. About Mark Linkous

    Full name: Mark Linkous
    Also known as: Mark Linkous, Linkous, Mark
    Professions: American musician
    Occupation: Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer

  2. Mark Linkous Known for

    Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), Remember Me (2010), Laurel Canyon (2002), All the Real Girls (2003)

  3. Mark Linkous Death information

    Died: Saturday, 6th of March, 2010 (Age: 47)

  4. Mark Linkous Biography

    Mark Linkous (September 9, 1962 – March 6, 2010) was an American singer, songwriter and musician, best known as leader of Sparklehorse. He was also known for his collaborations with such notable artists as Tom Waits, PJ Harvey, Daniel Johnston, Radiohead, Black Francis, Julian Casablancas, Nina Persson, David Lynch, Danger Mouse, and Sage Francis.A member of the 1980s indie band the Dancing Hoods, Linkous moved with the group from his native Virginia to New York City and later Los Angeles in hopes to achieve mainstream success. By 1988, the band had failed to land a major record label deal, and they disbanded with Linkous returning to Virginia, where he began writing songs under various monikers.By 1995, he created a project named Sparklehorse, of which he would remain the only permanent member. The band released a quartet of critically acclaimed albums on Capitol Records: Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot, Good Morning Spider, It's a Wonderful Life, and on Astralwerks records: Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain. Linkous lived the last years of his life in Hayesville, North Carolina, where he established Static King Studio. He committed suicide in Knoxville, Tennessee on March 6, 2010.

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