What a sad day, Mick Karn has lost his battle with cancer. This from his facebook page:

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

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  1. mick karn was my inspiration for learning fretless bass. an amazing talent, both with japan and solo.

    a gutted fan….off to dust down his warwick corvette for some gratuitous slides

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