Scott Walker, a member of the pop band The Walker Brothers, died of his old age on March 25 in London. His death left a great loss in the hearts of music lovers around the world.
Many great artists in the world show mercy to this loss. Thom Yorke, Radiohead’s lead vocalist, shared on his personal page that it was sad to hear that Scott Walker died. He was a big influence on him and his band. Thom Yorke said he learned a lot from the way Scott Walker sang and composed.
Scott Walker was born on September 1, 1943, in Ohio, USA. In 1964, he moved to London and together with his two friends formed The Walker Brothers, the famous pop group in the UK in the 1960s. The band is known for its top hits UK charts like The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore or Make It Easy On Yourself.
Scott Walker ‘s career turned in another direction when he decided to pursue a solo career at the age of 24. At that time, he was appreciated by many artists at the same time about new tests in the work. From a pop singer, Scott is gradually transformed into a musician and singer-producer of his own music. Many famous artists such as David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Steven Wilson or Javis Cocker (Pulp band) have repeatedly expressed their admiration for his works. They consider it a great inspiration for their music career. In 2017, the BBC held a concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall to perform his works.
During more than 6 decades of artistic activities, Scott Walker released 8 albums with The Walker Brothers, 14 solo albums and 3 soundtrack albums. In 2018, Scott collaborated with popular pop singer Sia to produce the soundtrack for Vox Lux starring Natalie Portman and Jude Law. This is his last musical project. The information that Scott Walker passed away on March 25 was confirmed by his record label.