KTGC - SINGLE: True Love Will Never Fade is to be the first single released from the forth-coming Kill To Get Crimson album. To be released as a digital download on the 24th of September in the UK and much of the rest of Europe, the single will also be available as a 7" vinyl in the UK (although this is subject to change). In the USA and Canada there will be a different single release, Punish The Monkey. The release date for the USA/Canada single is yet to be announced. (07/08/07)
STEVE PHILLIPS IN BRUM: Steve Phillips will be performing at the Tower of Song Cafe Bar, 107 Pershore Road South, Cotteridge, Kings Norton, Birmingham, on the 18th of August. Tickets are £7 in advance or £8 on the door. So, for a great night out why not give them a call on 0121 486 1300 (0044 121 486 1300 if calling from outside the UK) and book your tickets now. (06/08/07)
STRAT MASTERS: A new film about the Fender Stratocaster has been released by Headstock Productions . The film, entitled Strat Masters, contains contributions from a host of well-known Strat devotees including Bruce Welch, Hank Marvin, Robert Cray, Jeff Beck, Ry Cooder and Chris Rea, with Mark featured pretty much throughout the film. For more info and to order your copy click here (updated: 26/07/07).
HONORARY DEGREE: Following on from the Honorary Doctorate conferred in 1993 by the University of Newcastle and in 1995 by the University of Leeds, Mark has received a third Honorary Doctorate of Music. The degree was bestowed by the University of Sunderland on the 11th of July in recognition of Mark's “outstanding achievements in the field of music." For further info click here (updated: 13/07/07)
NEW SOLO ALBUM: Mark's new solo album, Kill To Get Crimson, will be released worldwide on or around the 17th of September, 2007. The title is taken from a line in one of the songs. The CD cover image is taken from a painting by John Bratby (1928-1992) called Four Lambrettas and Three Portraits of Janet Churchman painted in 1958.