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Princess

18/09/2020 I just turned some kid who had never heard of you onto your work. You blew his hair back. Making sure you're never forgotten, one kid at a time. I'm sorry we lost you so soon, but incredibly grateful you were here. Thanks for all the ear candy.

Colin Albright

15/09/2020 I'm always amazed that there has never been a TV documentary about Mick's life and times... He was an iconic Bass player..., forget all the rest..., they were just copying someone else.., he was a giant in a world of average uninspired bass players... His style was totally unique..., just brilliant... What a talent..., taken so early from us..

su

09/09/2020  i miss you Mick.

bull

25/07/2020 happy birthday yesterday was goodday?

ashleigh jones

24/07/2020 happy birthday Mick So missed .. i wonder where your music would have taken you in the strangest of years 2020 Love to friends and family enjoy the memories ❤

Hagalux

19/07/2020 Sometimes I think of you and it's like remembering an old friend who is gone. I had the honor of shaking that hand many years ago, I think it was 1986 in Turin. Mick exhibited his sculptures. I only remember that I told him that I really liked his sculptures and he candidly replied "Really?". For me he was an idol, only now I understand that he was a (somehow) normal person with a whole life behind him and one who was leading. Thank you for having worked so hard and for producing things that are still pleasant to hear or see today. I hope that wherever it is, it will be peaceful and that it will enjoy the fame and success that you would have had here ... Ciao Grande Mick Karn Bruno

Mayan

11/07/2020 Hello! At the beginning of this quarantine, I got hooked on new wave music and just went off on a tangent listening to it. Japan has GOT to be my absolute favorite of them all, and now, my favorite band of all time. Mick Karn my absolute favorite musician, and his style has been a great impact on how I go about playing the bass and writing music. I'm typing this message currently sitting in the garage after just de-fretting my bass, and putting Mick's signature on it as a token of my thanks to his presence in my life and in my music. I will always think of Mick, and his family, and I hope you all are staying safe and healthy! Prayers to all! -Mayan

Siobhan Lemaire

28/06/2020 I found a 'Titles' vinyl at my local charity shop when i was 16 in 2018, not knowing who Mick was, and i bought it and hung it up my wall, since i had just moved houses and thought the cover looked nice as decoration. One day i decided to look up who he was, and my mom told me all about when she was a big fan of Japan back in the day. Since then i started watching every video i could find, talking about fretless bass with my bass player dad, listening to his beautiful music, and thats what im doing to this day. Im 18 years old now, and i can already say he made a huge impact on my own musicianship, and as i continue to make music throughout my life, Mick will always be a part of the core of my passion for music and performance. Thank you dear Mick and family for keeping his legacy alive, Siobhan from the Netherlands

René

24/06/2020 Lots of pictures of of young Mick can be seen in the new book "Adolescent Alternatives - Road-Trips With Japan 1978-1980" by Stephen Holden with Anthony Reynolds and a foreword by Japan-colleague Robert Dean. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Japan-Sylvian-Karn-Dean-Jansen-Barbieri-Adolescent-Alternatives-Book/164202289735?hash=item263b381a47%3Ag%3AdT4AAOSwNp1ev5no

Margot Coljee

22/06/2020 Will always remember you !❣

Sue Cook

11/06/2020 Had the pleasure of meeting you at an exhibition of yours in London. I was in my early 20s then and you made such an impression on me, a true gentleman that I will never forget ❤

Alex

06/06/2020 Hey Mick, you inspire me. You are the most amazing, original bass player. The way you play changed the way I view the bass. I’ve read your book and its fascinating. You are greatly missed.

Gary

08/05/2020 I just wanted to say that I loved any and all music you created. You were so brilliant.

Jackie

10/04/2020 Mick u were truly brilliant in all aspects of ur career the 80s japan for me will be forever memorable thank you for all the wonderful music you brought to us all a true genius. May the angels hold you close and you continue to make people happy with your wonderful music. Xxx

Pascal B

10/04/2020 Toujours une pensée pour Mick Karn, un grand artiste.

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