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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.

Hansch

13/03/2020 Had forgotten him a bit, just came across him again on Spotify. He was really a bass player giant. Have several CDs of his somewhere in the attic. Go play them again. Too bad he's not there anymore. Could have given us many more beautiful things.

Elias Laurent

04/03/2020 Missed and appreciated, forever.

Jon Ryczek

27/01/2020 I first listened to Mick’s music in the 90s when I was starting out on bass long before I took up the fretless but I didn’t discover all that he created in art and music until recently. He is my favorite fretless bass player by far now. His music is like new found discovery now for me. I am sorry to hear of his passing he is one of the great players.

Sergio Bianchi

22/01/2020 My favourite bass player ever! Unforgettable Mick

carl

04/01/2020 thank you for the music

Penelope

04/01/2020 ‘I think about you every day’ Love you Mick x

Winnie Bee

03/01/2020 Mick - As we approach the anniversary of your passing - you were a unique artist with a singular voice! THanks for your contributions!

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