Mick Karn- 1958-2011

Japan bassist Mick Karn has died in the age of 52. Born Andonis Michaelides in Nicosia, Cyprus, Karn played with Japan from their formation in 1974 until their split in 1982. He also worked with Gary Numan, Kate Bush, Midge Ure and Bauhaus founder member Peter Murphy, with whom he formed Dalis Car in 1984.

Official Statemant
It's with profound sadness that we have to inform you that Mick finally lost his battle with cancer and passed away peacefully at 4.30pm today, 4th January 2011 at home in Chelsea, London. He was surrounded by his family and friends and will be deeply missed by all.


RIP Mick


RObert POland said...

I prepared myself to listen to albums for tonight

Japan - Quiet Life

Gary Numan - Dance

Rest In Peace, Mick.