My Friend Marx, 2011. Narrow Street, 03:39. 20 Minutes for 2 Years, 03:42. An African Day, 02:22.
Following the release of his critically acclaimed debut album ‘My Friend Marx’ in 2011, Marc O’Reilly has established himself as one of the most exciting artists within the folk/blues genre gaining comparisons with artists such as John Martyn and Bon Iver. 2013 saw Marc tour all over Europe including appearances at major festivals like Glastonbury, Electric Picnic and Boardmasters and squeezing in a trip to the US to appear at the Live in the Vineyard Festival in Napa, California. Marc O’Reilly released his last album ‘Human Herdings’ on 28th Marc last year. With folk and blues influences, the Irish singer songwriter stands out from the genre, easily the feral twin of Ben Howard, raised by wolves, and with all the dare in his approach to songwriting and delivery for the pair of them.
Marc O'Reilly // Hail : My Friend Marx. Marc O'Reilly : La Question : My Friend Marx. Marc O'Reilly - Get Back - My Friend Marx. Top Songs By Marc O'Reilly. 2. The Scottish Widow. 335. 4. Wayward Shepherd (Live At Today Fm). Marc O'Reilly.
My Friend Marx is the debut album from the freshest Irish voice of 2011. Marc O’Reilly’s roots may lie in Waterford and France, but his sound rests somewhere between the American-influenced folk blues of Peter Green and contemporaries such as Ray LaMontagne and Gomez. My Friend Marx - Press Release.
Marc O’Reilly releases his new album 'L'etre Politique' on 23rd March’18. The album was written over a period of 3 months from Jan to March 2017 and recorded in two weeks in the summer of 2017. It offers an introspective look on universal issues-political beings, being political and the politics of being
My Friend Marx is the debut album from Irish alt-roots artist Marc O’Reilly. Its release has been greeted with much acclaim in his native Ireland and received extensive national media, radio and TV exposure with Marc been strongly tipped to follow artists like James Vincent McMorrow and Villagers as Ireland’s international breakthrough artist of 2012. Marc’s album ranges from US and UK inspired folk ‘n’ blues to African percussive rhythms. His roots may lie in Ireland and France, but Marc’s sound rests somewhere between old American folk-blues and The Black Keys – Andy McKee and Tom Waits
Marc O’Reilly ’s roots may lie in Waterford and France, but his sound rests somewhere between the American-influenced folk blues of Peter Green and contemporaries such as Ray LaMontagne and Gomez. My Friend Marx is the debut album from the freshest Irish voice of 2011. Following stints in different alt/rock bands, Marc began to make his mark in 2010 as a solo performer, playing at last summer’s Electric Picnic festival and supporting fellow Irish songwriters including David Kitt
|1||My Friend Marx
Viola – Aiveen GallagherViolin [Violin I] – Karina GallagherViolin [Violin II] – Tom Crowley
|2||The Scottish Widow|
|4||Lord Of War|
Backing Vocals – Melaine O' Reilly*
|7||Tell Old Joe|
|10||20 Minutes For 2 Years|
|11||An African Day|