Mark Johnson writes serious songs for serious people. Motivated by human stories and current affairs, both local and global.Two MRC albums are currently on release ‘My City Of Fire’ and ‘Going Live! South Of The Equator’.
A new MRC film ‘Scirocco’ has just been released. and the third MRC album to be released first quarter 2017.
Mark’s songs have been covered by Jennifer Crook, My Darling Clementine, and Bob Andrews (Keys wizard with Graham Parker and The Rumour).
His influences are Ray Davies, Graham Parker, Smokey Robinson, Curtis Mayfield, Gladys Knight, Nina Simone, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell. And Dusty!
Mark and Sharon Mari started working collaboratively in August 2015.
Their song ‘Hide Away With You’ being awarded a Semi-Final placing in the United Kingdom Songwriting Contest for 2016.