Sad but not entirely unexpected news of Tim Smith’s death. Cardiacs and Tim Smith made the world a better place if you were open to the music. The songs will continue to do that for me. It’s great to see all of the media coverage today despite the total indifference to Cardiacs in the past.
Sean Kitching talks to Tim Smith about the conferring of an honorary PhD on the much loved cult musician, and gauges reaction to the news from some of his fellow musicians and advocates.
All accolades thoroughly deserved.
The band Cardiacs inspired musicians including Blur and Radiohead. But 10 years ago, lead singer Tim Smith suffered a catastrophic brain injury – not that he wanted fans to know. Now, Rhodri Marsden is telling his story in the hope of helping him to make music again
On a sultry evening last Augus…
I read this with a mixture of sadness and hope. You can help out here.