Huge congratulations to Marc Almond on being awarded an OBE in the Queens honours list on 30th December
Marc Almond – OBE -Singer-Songwriter, Musician and Campaigner. For services to Arts and Culture
Marc has enjoyed several number one hits across 38 countries and has sold over 30 million records worldwide. He is daring and unapologetic about standing up for gay rights on a public forum, which allowed for others to follow where previously they had not been able. His work challenges homophobic attitudes in many countries. He continues to inspire the young artists of today and his pioneering work in the pop/synth genre is paid tribute to over and over in contemporary music. Since his near fatal accident in 2004, Marc has become a staunch Ambassador for the Headway Charity. In 2017 he was made Doctor of Philosophy by Edge Hill University.
In 2013 he was awarded the Icon Award by Attitude Magazine and the Ivor Novello Inspiration Award, an industry recognition of the enormity of his work and his influence on the music industry.
Marc Almond has enthusiastically announced the release of a new album of original material on 9th March.
The record, entitled ‘The Velvet Trail’, is the result of Marc’s collaboration with LA producer and fan Chris Braide.
Marc Almond has announced his first major UK solo tour in two years to start in April 2015.
The Velvet Trail Tour will follow the release of Marc’s much-awaited new record “The Velvet Trail” on 9th March.
Marc Almond has announced the release of groundbreaking one-hour song cycle Ten Plagues on double CD/DVD package.
The footage, recorded at London’s Wilton Music Hall, will be available from July 7th.
MARC ALMOND RELEASES EXTENDED EP DANCING MARQUIS ON 16TH JUNE FEATURING COLLABORATIONS WITH TONY VISCONTI, JARVIS COCKER, CARL BARAT
Marc Almond announces the release of Dancing Marquis, an extended EP including two previously limited edition releases, two brand new tracks and two exclusive remixes.
Dancing Marquis Extended will hit the stores on June 16th.
Marc Almond has announced the release of a new 4 tracks EP to drop in February 2014.
The eclectic record will feature the collaboration of Jarvis Cocker (Pulp) and Carl Barat (The Libertines) amongst others.
Marc Almond has announced the release of a Double ‘A’ Side single recorded with producer Tony Visconti.
‘Burn Bright’/’The Dancing Marquis’ will be available as a download and limited edition collector’s purple vinyl on 4th November
Two years after his debut at Edinburgh’s Festival Fringe, Marc Almond brings Ten Plagues to London.
The award winning song cycle will take a 3 week residency at Wilton’s Music Hall, starting April 24th.
Marc Almond is back for another birthday celebration at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire. His 55th will see him performing favourite songs, some surprises and a final tribute to Northern Soul.
Next, fans will be treated to a one-off performance of classic album Torment and Toreros in its entirety during the Meltdown Festival in August, followed by a UK tour in September preceding the 2013 release of Pop, Troubadour, Hits and More…