Mark Abis

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Mark Abis is a British singer-songwriter and musician. His album Changing Inside, produced by Eg White was released on 13 June 2005 on the Serpent label.[1]

Record producer Joe Boyd became interested in the album and reviewed it saying: 'Going back to the mid-Sixties, I have heard more than any one man's share of singer-songwriters. So it takes a lot to get my attention. His melodies are original, his vocals warm and distinctive, a real musical sensibility is obvious, with literary lyrics to boot. My vote for one of the best of the new generation'.[2]

His song "Summerbreeze" has enjoyed several releases, and was recorded by Emiliana Torrini for her album, Love in the Time of Science.[3][4] "Summerbreeze" has also been featured on television programmes including Brothers & Sisters, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The song was included on the 2003 official soundtrack album Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Radio Sunnydale.[5][6]

His song "For a Woman's Love" was featured on the television programme Eli Stone.[7][8]

Abis tours in the UK and Europe and has new work awaiting release.[9]

Abis is also a member of Blues/Folk trio Three Pilgrims with Paul Wassif and David Watson.[10][11]

Discography[edit]

Changing Inside
Studio album by Mark Abis
Released 13 June 2005
Label Serpent Sounds
Producer Eg White
  • Changing Inside (2005)[1]

Track Listing:

  1. "Summerbreeze"
  2. "Memory"
  3. "For a Woman's Love"
  4. "Dream Come True"
  5. "Heaven is Your Face"
  6. "Steppin' Out"
  7. "Changing Inside"
  8. "Through the Heart of New York"
  9. "Stronger Than Desire"
  10. "Already There"
  11. "Pink Tulips"

"Summerbreeze" covers and compilation credits[edit]

  • Love in the Time of ScienceEmiliana Torrini – (2000)[4]
  • Musique de Nuit Vol 5 – Compilation, Virgin/Labels France (2000)
  • Meter Sessies Vol 10 – Compilation, Universal Holland (2001)
  • Chilled – Compilation, Hot Tickets/Associated Newspapers Ltd (2002)
  • The Late Lounge – Compilation, Jazz FM Records (2002)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Radio Sunnydale (2003 Original Soundtrack release)[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Changing Inside – Mark Abis : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. 13 June 2005. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Event Production Solutions". Acousticmoon.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
  3. ^ "Emiliana Torrini – Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
  4. ^ a b MacKenzie Wilson (3 October 2000). "Love in the Time of Science – Emiliana Torrini | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
  5. ^ "Soundtrack – Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
  6. ^ a b Stephen Thomas Erlewine (30 September 2003). "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Radio Sunnydale – Original TV Soundtrack | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
  7. ^ "Music by Mark Abis". Heardontv.com. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  8. ^ "Soundtrack Eli Stone". U-subtitles.com. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  9. ^ "The Monostery". Themonostery.com. Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
  10. ^ Folk Radio Review; published 30 April 2014; retrieved 12-06-14
  11. ^ Black Brown & White Records; published 28 April 2014; retrieved 12-06-14