Attention 80s Alt-Rock Fans: The Man Known As Black has Been Critically Hurt in a Car Crash

If you’re a fan of the alt corner of 80s retro, you’ll remember this 1987 song from and Irish artist named Black.

Black (real name: Colin Vearncombe) suffered a terrible car accident in Ireland. He’s been placed in an induced coma until his head injuries can be stabilized. He’s badly hurt and doctors aren’t sure of the prognosis. He will remain in this coma for a number of days.

(Via The Guardian)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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