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Mark Foggo & The Skasters

Fast, High Energy Feel Good Ska Mayhem

Mark Foggo & The Skasters

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MARK FOGGO makes fast, loud, high energy feel-good music and is one of the planet's best known names in SKA music, The fast, catchy songs and electrifying performance are well known by audiences worldwide. Mark Foggo has been described to be a cross between Iggy Pop and Mr. Bean?!

Mark Foggo started his career at 14 years old by playing around the London pub circuit, supporting himself with live pub gigs and the occasional solo performance. Nothing could break his determination to succeed in music, often taking odd jobs when the money ran out. Mark wrote and recorded his first single ‘New Shoes’ and when it grabbed the attention of Polydor Records, they offered him a contract . Through Polydor he released his first full-length album ‘Speeding My Life Away’. It was an album full of energetic, high powered, mindbending songs that demonstrated his inventive songwriting skills and musicianship. Mark followed this up with the album, “Ska Pig” which was released by Link Records UK. MTV has called it a ‘classic and cornerstone’ in the genre. Since then, Mark Foggo has released a number of excellent CDs ,EPs and Singles and over the years his songs have appeared on over a hundred compilation CDs worldwide.

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Now , having signed a deal with V2 RECORDS for the release of the brand new album 'MAD', The “creme de la creme” of Foggo’s newest recordings will be available to the public on April 12th 2010. “MAD” is a combination of Mark Foggo’s many music styles and bizarre songwriting skills. It stretches the limits, from the extremes of British ska to Southern States Rockabilly, from the Pain of Punk to the Pop Rock Circus of today.
Meet Muhammad Ali in the ring, Ask the EU for a subsidy, Sit in the traffic stuck behind hundreds of caravans, Go to work and smash things up, Be Happy, Be Sad, Be Lucky, Get Mad, Feel what it’s like. - experience it all on “MAD” That is Mark Foggo!

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