Andonis Michaelides (24 July 1958 – 4 January 2011), better known as Mick Karn, was a British multi-instrumentalist musician and songwriter, who rose to fame as the bassist for the art rock/new wave band Japan, from 1974 to 1982.
He died of cancer in January 2011.
Karn was born into a Greek Cypriot family, in Nicosia, Cyprus, as Andonis Michaelides, which was later modified to Antony Michaelides. He had an older brother and sister. In late October 1961, the family emigrated to London, England, when Andonis was three years old. He was educated at Catford Boys' School and remained based in London until 24 May 2004, when he moved back to Cyprus with his wife and son, remaining there for six years before moving back to London in late 2010.
The band Japan, whose other members included David Sylvian, keyboardist RichardЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Love's Glove [макси-сингл]
- Of & About [сингл]
- Titles [1982, альбом]
- After a Fashion / Textures [1983, сингл]
- Buoy [1986, макси-сингл]
- Dreams of Reason Produce Monsters [09.03.1987, альбом]
- Bestial Cluster [1993, альбом]
- Polytown [1994, альбом]
- The Tooth Mother [18.04.1995, альбом]
- Liquid Glass [28.01.1998, альбом]
- Each Eye A Path [03.12.2001, альбом]
- More Better Different [15.03.2004, альбом]
- Three Part Species [19.06.2006, альбом]
- The Concrete Twin [01.03.2010, альбом]
- The Collector's Edition [1997, сборник]