My NEW SINGLE: Nightboys and Nightgirls OUT 20th May
My latest single: Nightboys and Nightgirls is a pop song about the rites of passage young people go through when venturing into the night life of their respective cities.
I am a Nottingham born singer/songwriter. Music and an indomitable spirit have been the driving forces in my life. Music has been with me from birth, coming from a family of old-fashioned pub singers on my Mother's side and a Father who brought home vinyl for the record player in the 60's. At 18 I started singing in bands. At 25 I learned to play the guitar, so that I did not have to rely on collaborating with other musicians to find a vehicle for my lyrics. Then I disappeared from the music scene in Nottingham and got wrapped up in marriage, children and a teaching career. In my 40's I started my own Martial Arts Academy. Now in my 60's, and with the encouragement of friends, I have returned to music. I have over 50 songs on all the major digital marketing platforms worldwide. On my recordings I am responsible for all the vocals, instruments, lyrics, music and production. I am currently signed to 105 Records. My music has many influences and I write songs in a variety of genres. My themes vary too, from happy to sad, from melancholy to elation. My songs cover a wide range of topics including: loss, relationships, social comment, loneliness, joy, depression, war and mythology. I hope you find something in my work that appeals to you. Mark x