Mark James Morriss (born 18 October 1971) is an English singer and 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. 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. 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.
1 Solo discography
1.1 EPs 1.2 Singles 1.3 Albums
2 References 3 External links
Solo discography EPs
2006 - The Fi-Lo Beddow EP
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)
2008 - Memory Muscle 2014 - A Flash of Darkness 2015 - 'The Taste Of Mark Morriss' 2017 - Look Up
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Expecting to Fly Return to the Last Chance Saloon Science & Nature Luxembourg The Bluetones A New Athens
"Slight Return/The Fountainhead" "Are You Blue or Are You Blind?" "Bluetonic" "Slight Return" (reissue) "Cut Some Rug/Castle Rock" "Marblehead Johnson" "Solomon Bites the Worm" "If..." "Sleazy Bed Track" "4-Day Weekend" "Keep the Home Fires Burning" "Fast Boy/Liquid Lips" "Never Going Nowhere" "My Neighbour's House"
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