"He shot himself in the heart in an alley outside a friend's home." That's how Mark Linkous of "Sparklehorse" chose to go.
I didn't know the man, except from his work. And really I own only one disc:
I wrote about it here, back in 2007. It still seems like a certain kind of masterpiece.
Murder is a crime - self murder? At 47 years old? What is that? Extreme Self-Editing. Sad and baffling.