Mark Sinton is a Northern Irish born; Melbourne based singer songwriter with many years of experience fronting guitar driven bands in Ireland, Australia, and the U.K,
His previous London-based band, The Gasolineros, had just completed making their debut album Nash Point with producer Charlie Francis (REM, Turin Brakes, Robyn Hitchcock, High Llamas, Minus 5 and Wilco) and were preparing for a tour of Europe, Japan and Australia when the band ended, resulting in a lengthy break from the music industry.
Inspired by an unexpected trip to his hometown, Mark began writing songs exploring the themes of mortality, grief, anxiety, love and hope, resulting in a stylistic shift and the completion of his debut solo album ‘Change to Something New’ which will be released on Shankly Records on 17.06.22
Co-producer Rohan Sforcina called upon his former Oh Mercy band-mate Eliza Lam to join himself and Mark to make the record between lockdowns at his Headgap studio in Thornbury, Melbourne.
Mark and his band will previewing songs from the album plus drawing on his extensive back catalogue on what promises to be an great night of heartfelt melodic music.
Joining him as special guests are The Wellingtons duo and songwriter P.D Riches
DJ Dave Shaw will be spinning indie tunes throughout the evening