Mark Linkous tribute

One of then finest songwriters of his generation, Mark Linkous battled severe ill health to release four albums under the name Sparklehorse.

Deeply affecting alt blues, Mark Linkous was hailed by virtually everyone who came across his music. Almost criminally, Sparklehorse never really came within a mile of the charts choosing instead to exist on the fringes of the music scene.

As a solo artist and producer, Mark Linkous was sought out by a number of talents including hip hop guru Danger Mouse.

With news of his passing breaking across the world, ClashMusic has grabbed this live performance of 'Saturday' as a reminder of just how talented Mark Linkous was...

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