Nick Talbot (Gravenhurst) – RIP


“We are shocked and saddened to share the news that Nick Talbot aka Gravenhurst has passed away aged 37. An immensely talented singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and journalist, he will be hugely missed. Nick’s family and friends request privacy at this difficult time”
Warp Records

“I am utterly devastated to confirm that Nick Talbot, also known under the performing name Gravenhurst, has passed away aged 37. The finest, most extraordinary and inspirational songwriter, singer and performer, and a remarkable producer and journalist, Nick’s work has deeply affected so many people all over the world. Outstandingly intelligent, compassionate, fascinating and witty, Nick was the dearest friend and his absence brings indescribable sorrow”
Michelle Hilborne, Manager

I bristoliani Gravenhurst erano stati nei giorni scorsi in Italia per due date all’interno del “Gravenhurst Plays Flashlight Seasons-Ten Year Anniversary Tour”. Da Roma Nick scriveva via Twitter: “Gravenhurst on stage right now in a church in Rome”.

Sonic Cathedral: “RIP Nick Talbot from Gravenhurst. What utterly devastating news. My thoughts are with you, Michelle x”

Rob Ellis: Nick Talbot lovely chap, great talent, will be sorely missed. I’m so shocked by the news and all my thoughts are with his family and friends

PIAS Record: Our deepest condolences to Nick Talbot‘s family and friends and @WarpRecords. Such sad and devastating news

Matt Elliott: Fuck! Really shocked and sad to hear that my friend Nick is dead. I don’t know how or why yet I’m just dealing with the news.

CUTS: Shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Nick Talbot aka Gravenhurst. An exceptional talent & songwriter. RIP x

PVT: Sad to hear Gravenhurst’s Nick Talbot has passed away. We had the pleasure of playing with him back in 2008. RIP Nick

The Fauns: Saddened to hear about the tragic passing of Nick Talbot (Gravenhurst). Such an unassuming and talented guy

Stevie Jackson: So sad that Nick Talbot aka Gravenhurst had died aged 37. An incredible talent. RIP Gravenhurst 

Hookworms: So sad to hear of the death of Nick Talbot. He made truly beautiful music.

Woodpigeon: Pretty shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Nick Talbot / Gravenhurst. A truly intriguing fellow, and gracious show/travelmate

The Leisure Society: RIP Nick Talbot aka Gravenhurst. What a shocking loss.

Geoff Barrow: Sad to hear news of the passing of musician Nick Talbot Not many good bands make it out of Bristol But #Gravenhurst was one of them RIP

[From archive]

Gravenhurst @ Circolo degli Artisti (Roma, 2008)