Did the music and the crumbling mind ever meet
Go read: k-punk's blisteringly sad, oddly gorgeous piece on Michael Jackson and the lost chance, the preceding posts on Grey Vampires, and all that falls and rises between the two.
(Once I finish this section on salvagepunk, I will enter, and respond to, the monstrous bestiary of late capitalist banality he raises, when I come back to cut the phantom already-gone acephalic head from mass zombie reification.)
I.E.: Michael Jackson