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Birth name  Mark James Morris
Name  Mark Morriss
Associated acts  The Bluetones

Years active  1994–present
Occupation(s)  Singer Songwriter
Role  Singer

Born  18 October 1971 (age 44) Hounslow, Middlesex, England (1971-10-18)
Instruments  Vocals Electric guitar Acoustic guitar Harmonica
Music group  The Bluetones (1993 – 2011)
Genres  Indie rock, Alternative rock, Britpop
Albums  Memory Muscle, Return to the Last Chance S, Expecting to Fly, A Rough Outline: The Singl, The Taste Of Mark Morriss
Similar People  Adam Devlin, Eds Chesters, Chris Helme, Matt Berry, Adam Ficek

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Mark James Morriss (born 18 October 1971 in Hounslow, Middlesex) is an English singer-songwriter, best known as the frontman for The Bluetones. He is the older brother of bandmate and bass player/illustrator Scott Morriss, and is also pursuing a solo career.


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His debut solo album, Memory Muscle, was released in May 2008. A folk-tinged record, it includes five re-recorded tracks which had previously been released under the name "Fi-Lo Beddow" as an EP in February 2006. The strings on the record were arranged by film composer David Arnold, who became a fan of Expecting to Fly whilst scoring Independence Day.

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In 2014 Morriss released his second solo album, A Flash of Darkness through Acid Jazz records This was followed by another Acid Jazz release in the summer of 2015, The Taste Of Mark Morriss, an album of cover versions. Morriss has also recorded the theme music for all of the children's audiobooks written by David Walliams. Mark is also currently a full member of Matt Berry's live band, The Maypoles, and regularly tours the UK with this outfit as a rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist.

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  • 2006 - The Fi-Lo Beddow EP
  • Singles

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  • 2008 - "I'm Sick"
  • 2008 - "Lay Low" (download-only)
  • 2014 - "This Is The Lie (And That's The Truth)
  • 2014 - "Space Cadet"
  • 2015 - "Lucretia (My Reflection)
  • Albums

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  • 2008 - Memory Muscle
  • 2014 - A Flash of Darkness
  • 2015 - 'The Taste Of Mark Morriss'
  • 2017 - Look Up
  • References

    Mark Morriss Wikipedia