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Mark Hollis

Mark Holis
Polydor, 1998

01. The Colour of Spring (3:52)
02. Watershed (5:45)
03. Inside Looking Out (6:21)
04. The Gift (4:22)
06. A Life (1895 – 1915) (8:10)
07. Westward Bound (4:18)
08. The Daily Planet (7:19)
09. A New Jerusalem (6:49)


  1. ryan on October 27th, 2009

    this record is magic.

  2. danny on October 27th, 2009

    stone cold classic.

  3. weis on October 27th, 2009

    not sure why this gets overlooked. I rank it up there with Spirit of Eden and Laughing Stock

  4. p on October 28th, 2009


  5. Greg on October 28th, 2009

    Agreed. I think I like a little better than Laughingstock. But nothing touches Spirit of Eden.

  6. Evan on October 29th, 2009

    Yeah, this is an amazing album. I really want to know what the cover is about, though.

  7. Marilyn on October 29th, 2009

    Hi ev1. Where are you, Mark? You have the most beautifull men’s voice. We´re missing you a lot.

  8. jrdryn on November 16th, 2009

    just got around to listening to this over the weekend and it proved to be the perfect soundtrack to the first snow storm of the year. just beautiful.

  9. African on November 25th, 2009

    hey Talk Talk of those far mid90s made lots of my days then! Hollis’ voice is still so farawaylaughter all over the whole matter of vocal-based musiculturerehehe… Jefre, thanx for so close-shavin blog and once again – for music u r all guys makin and also for this stuff u r sharin. lookin after news from u via rss and still love it.
    best regards!
    keep on keepin on