RIP Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse

Depression is genuine tragedy. Each day we live is a battle fought and won. But is there is no victory, only varying degrees of loss.

Mark Linkous of the group Sparklehorse (September 9, 1962 – March 6, 2010)

Mark Linkous of the band Sparklehorse

From the Linkous Family : “It is with great sadness that we share the news that our dear friend and family member, Mark Linkous, took his own life today. We are thankful for his time with us and will hold him forever in our hearts. May his journey be peaceful, happy and free. There’s a heaven and there’s a star for you.” – March 6, 2010

• Guardian : Sparklehorse-Singer Mark Linkous Remembered
• BBC News : Sparklehorse singer Mark Linkous ‘takes his own life’
• LA Times : Mark Linkous aka Sparklehorse Takes Own Life
• YouTube : Sparklehorse BBC Culture Show
• Official site :
• Wikipedia : Mark Linkous

RIP Mark Linkous


About domestic empire

Writer, philosopher, humourist, musician, photographer, supporter of human rights, animal rights, owner/operator of a small but industrious beard and a whisker shy of talented.
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