Musician, songwriter, and lead singer of the band Echo & the Bunnymen, the group that has released singles like "The Cutter" and "The Killing Moon."
He was a member of the post-punk and neo-psychedelic band, The Teardrop Explodes.
He lived on the road Parthenon Drive, which was the title of a song on the album, Siberia.
He married Lorraine Fox in 1983 and has two children, Candy and Mimi.
He was deeply influenced by David Bowie's work.