Michael Hutchence died 18 years ago today.
In 2012, INXS finally had the good sense to give it a rest, and the convergence of the band's retirement with the anniversary of its singers's untimely death prompted a series of reflections. These are linked below.
This recurring fixation goes back to my salad days as a younger man in Europe during the 1980s, coinciding with the band's period of peak popularity. Simply stated, the older I get, the more I realize how much my inner life still incorporates the personally written mythology centering on my relationship with the city of Prague. The singer's band accidentally wrote the soundtrack, so now it's all been mashed together as one.
Here are the series links.