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I går kom den triste nyheten om at Scott Walker er død, 76 år gammel.
Walker anses som en av de aller største stemmene i populærmusikken og etterlater seg en enorm musikalsk arv.
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Radioheads Thom Yorke and produsent Nigel Godrich er blant dem, sammen med navn som Kelly Lee Owens, Boy George og Soft Cells Marc Almond, som var å se i 2006-dokumentaren «Scott Walker: 30 Century Man» sammen med blant andre David Bowie og Radiohead. Det skriver Pitchfork.
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So very sad to hear that Scott Walker has passed away, he was a huge influence on Radiohead and myself, showing me how i could use my voice and words. Met him once at Meltdown, such a kind gentle outsider. He will be very missed. https://t.co/v33Ey91hbn
— Thom Yorke (@thomyorke) March 25, 2019
So very sad to hear about Scott Walker…. truly one of the greats.. so unique and a real artist. On my way to work on the first day of recording OK Computer I passed him riding his bike on Chiswick High Street.. and when I got to the studio Thom was holding a copy of Scott 4..
— nigel godrich (@nigelgod) March 25, 2019
Wow. Goodbye Scott Walker, the biggest influence on David Bowie. A maverick and uncompromising artist. Loved by @MarcAlmond and myself. One of the peculiar greats!
— Boy George (@BoyGeorge) March 25, 2019
Thank you Scott.
You are treasured & you will be missed.
— Kelly Lee Owens (@kellyleeowens) March 25, 2019
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Absolutely saddened shocked by the death of Scott Walker . He gave me so much inspiration so much I owe to him and modelled on him even down to my early S C hair cut and dark glasses . He cemented my love for Brel. He was enigmatic , mysterious and with some of his latter recordings , to me, infuriating. An absolute Musical genius , existential and intellectual and a Star right from the days of the Walker Brothers. So many of his songs will go round in my head forever. And that Voice. We lost Bowie now we’ve lost him. There is surely a crack in the Universe. Thank you Scott.