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    "Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse has died, according to a report from Rolling Stone, of an apparent suicide.

    Linkous made his debut under the Sparklehorse name with the 1995 album vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot, which yielded the minor hit "Someday I Will Treat You Good". He went on to release three more acclaimed records of fractured, experimental alt-blues: 1999's Good Morning Spider, 2001's It's a Wonderful Life, and 2006's Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain, as well as the Danger Mouse/David Lynch all-star project Dark Night of the Soul and the Fennesz collaboration In the Fishtank. A voracious collaborator, Linkous also worked with PJ Harvey, Daniel Johnston, Tom Waits, and many others.

    Last year, Dark Night of the Soul was released as a book and a blank CD and leaked to the internet due to a legal battle between Danger Mouse and EMI. Earlier this week, it was announced that Dark Night of the Soul would finally receive physical release this summer.

    Linkous had long struggled with depression and substance abuse. In 1996, an overdose left him in a wheelchair for months."

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    no fucking way...

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    fuck.
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    I guess it was pretty inevitable. Time to dust off Good Morning Spider. RIP
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    rest in peace. i always loved this song. sad he couldn't make it through his depression, if that was the case.


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    damn...
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    R.I.P. May you be happier now.

    In 1996, while supporting Radiohead on the first Sparklehorse tour, Linkous overdosed on alcohol, Valium and antidepressants and possibly other substances in his London hotel room [1]. Unconscious and with his legs pinned beneath him for almost fourteen hours, the resulting potassium buildup caused his heart to stop for several minutes after his body was lifted up. He was treated at St Mary's Hospital, London. The following surgeries nearly caused him to lose both legs and left him wheelchair-bound for six months.
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    Fucking shit.
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    R.I.P.
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    fuuuuuuuck
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    Life is a series of deaths until your own.

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    Jesus. Why is it so often the talented ones? It couldn't be someone from Nickelback? Very sad news.
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    Wow!! RIP.
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    Sad. RIP.

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    R.I.P.

    God I hope we don't repeat last year.. Roland S. Howard still hurts...

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    God dammit. RIP.

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    I'm truly gutted. Very sad news indeed.
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    Was excited to hear the Dark Night of The Soul getting released, but then this happens.
    R.I.P.

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    RIP.
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    This one really hits home. How am I gonna listen to his tunes without shooting up or cutting myself now?

    I wanna die.
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    WORST.

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    EVER.
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    Listening to Sparklehorse now, and maybe for the rest of the day. I met him once, and he was just absolutely lovely.
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    yeah this one is going to be very hard to deal with...

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    Sad news, and a bad way to go.

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    Fuck, you guys, that's horrible.
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    Beyond horrible.
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    Kinda ironic from the guy that sings "c'mon c'mon c'mon... it's not sooo hard"

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    "He shot himself in the heart in an alley outside a friend's home."

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    Fuck...
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    God that is awful.

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