’s sound is inspired folk ‘n’ blues with African percussive rhythms. It’s right there between old American folk-blues and The Black Keys, Andy McKee and Tom Waits. As a live performer he already has an intense and spellbinding reputation; as a songwriter he stands out as unique and moving talent and as a voice he is both urgent and persuasive in the same breath. At the end of it all Marc is a contender.
Marc’s latest project has been to sing on several tracks for the album 'Everything We Hold' from MOBO award 'Best Jazz Act' winners Kairos 4Tet, the album has gone on to get rave 4* reviews which have singled Marc out for acclaim.
"With folk and blues influences, the Irish singer songwriter stands out from the genre, easily the feral twin of Ben Howard, raised by wolves, and with all the dare in his approach to songwriting and delivery for the pair of them." STV
"A stunning set of tunes" R2 Magazine
"Sensational, Irish music has a new star" Roots & Fusion
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