Mark Wilkins 'Gan Focal'
Mark Wilkins is an Irish composer, songwriter and musician. A multi-instrumentalist based in Cork City, he has composed original music for live theater (Gare Saint Lazare Players, Macnas, Theatre Lovett, Intersections), radio productions( UCC Campus Radion/RTE Lyric FM) and documentary films. In 2018 an album of original songs recorded with acclaimed vocalist Vickie Keating (Christy Moore/Declan Sinnott) and drummer Trevor Kiely was released in the form of a series of two EPs.
In July 2020 Mark released 'Gan Focal'( Irish for wordless) a collection of instrumental pieces with a distinct roots music feel, featuring guest artists Annette Buckley, Stella Rodrigues and Christelle Moissan.
'Gan Focal' is currently available to download on Bandcamp and through Distrokid. It is available on i Tunes/Spotify/Deezer/Apple/iHeartradio/MediaNet and all the usual online distribution channels.