Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Former Japan bass player Mick Karn loses battle with cancer

Mick Karn, former bass player with the band Japan, died of cancer yesterday surrounded by friends and family at his home in London, his website and Facebook page announced last night.
The 52-year-old musician, born Adonis Michaelides in Nicosia, Cyprus, had co-founded the band with schoolfriends from Catford but after its first demise in 1982, briefly formed Dali's Car with vocalist Peter Murphy, previously with postpunk bank Bauhaus.
More on The Guardian: Former Japan bass player Mick Karn loses battle with cancer | Music | The Guardian

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