Mercurial new talent Marcus Reeves presents his debut single "Black Tears", available as a download through iTunes from 5 November 2012.
A shimmering slice of soulful rock, the song showcases his trademark blend of lyrical depth and melodic hooks, stirring harmonies and high drama. A teaser sample can be heard now on his official website (link below) alongside Reeves' signature song Mad Bad World, which is also available as a free download to fans who sign up to his mailing list.
Of his latest creation, Marcus says:
"Black Tears evokes the aftermath of an intense relationship, while the 'b-side' Mad Bad World is a gloomy jazz affair. Imagine Tom Waits, Brett Anderson and Nick Cave having a drinking competition to the soundtrack from Twin Peaks. Both songs are taken from my forthcoming first album, which is like a sonic threesome between Aladdin Sane, Hedwig and The Phantom Of The Opera."
Black Tears is a tantalising introduction to Reeves' forthcoming debut album 'Quicksilver - The Masquerade Macabre', which is set to establish him as an exciting new homegrown songwriting and performing talent. Comprising 13 original songs, the songs have been compared to classics by artists including Marc Almond, Boy George, Freddie Mercury, David Bowie and Jacques Brel.
UPCOMING LIVE DATES:
The Double R Club
Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, 42-46 Pollard Row, London, E2 6NB
Thursday 18 October 2012 - Doors 8pm, show 9pm
Oxjam Brixton Takeover
Kaff Bar, 64-68 Atlantic Road, Brixton, London, SW9 8PY
Sunday 21 October 2012 from 2pm til late
Photo credit: Robert Piwko/Bryon Fear
For music and more information, please go to:
Marcus Reeves Official Website