The Fall Lead Singer Mark E. Smith Dead At 60

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Truly a legend…

On Wednesday, The Fall lead singer Mark E. Smith passed away at the age 60, according to a statement — confirmed by Pitchforkfrom the band’s manager.

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As seen here on a Twitter fan account:


The British musician formed the classic post-punk group in 1976 with original members Martin Bramah, Una Baines, and Tony Friel. Over the course of his life, the band has released 32 studio albums.

The exact cause of death has not been revealed.

When word of his passing broke, director Edgar Wright and the band Garbage paid their respects to Smith on social media.


R.I.P. Mark.

[Image via Stephanie Methven/WENN.]

Jan 24, 2018 6:02pm PDT

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