Marcus Reeves

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Marcus Reeves
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Background information
Born (1979-02-03) February 3, 1979 (age 35)
Origin Clapham, London, England
Genres Pop, rock, musical theatre, glam rock
Occupations Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active Present
Labels None
Website http://www.reevescorner.co.uk

Biography[edit]

Marcus Reeves (born 3 February 1979, Clapham, London) is a London based songwriter and performer. He studied at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design before moving into music and theatre and is best known as the creator of Postcards from God - The Sister Wendy Musical.[1]

In an interview [2] by Paul Burston in Time Out magazine in December 2010, he stated that he was working on his debut solo album, the title of which was later confirmed as Quicksilver - The Masquerade Macabre.[3]

5 November 2012 saw the release of his debut single Black Tears[4] through iTunes. The song received favourable four star reviews from blog Music Review Unsigned[5] and gay website Polari,[6] who drew comparisons to singers Scott Walker, Annie Lennox and Marc Almond. The song also received a five star average ratings from iTunes customers and has received airplay from stations including Newcastle Student Radio, who described Reeves as 'a modern day David Bowie'.[7]

1 March 2013 saw the release of his second single Mistaken Identity[8] which again received five star average ratings from iTunes customers as well as positive reviews from Independent Music News[9] and Zani blog,[10] who compared the song's sound to T. Rex (band) and early Rolling Stones.

His third single Radio Head was released through iTunes on 23 June 2013, again receiving high ratings from iTunes customers.[11]

The summer of 2013 saw Reeves appear as Dr. Willy Whackoff in a small-scale production of Saucy Jack and The Space Vixens at London's Leicester Square. The production was favourably received by critics, with Reeves' performance noted as 'hilarious' by Gay Times.[12]

Shortly afterwards, he released his fourth single Smoke & Mirrors, a duet with acclaimed cabaret chanteuse Sarah-Louise Young.[13] Quicksilver - The Masquerade Macabre was finally released through his own label Reeves Corner on 5 November 2013.[14]

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