News Archives: May 2012

Compiled by Terry Kilburn

Mark’s New Solo Album – Privateering

Mark’s seventh solo album, the 2 CD Privateering, is scheduled for release on the 3rd of September.

Further information will be posted in due course.



Update: Bap Kennedy, The Sailor’s Revenge – US Release Date

Latest Update: May 29, 2012 – USA release date of Bap’s album is 5th June, 2012.

Produced by Mark and recorded at his British Grove studio, Bap Kennedy’s new album, The Sailor’s Revenge, will be released in the US on the 5th of June.


Mark plays guitar on seven tracks – Shimnavale/Working Man/No More/Please Return To Jesus/The Sailor’s Revenge/The Right Stuff/Celtic Sea – and backing vocals on Celtic Sea.¬†You can preview three tracks featuring Mark – ShimnavalePlease Return To JesusWorking Man – on

Read a review of the album and order your copy.



Additional info is available on Bap’s website and his Facebook page.


Ivor Novello Award

Novello Mark was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 57th annual Ivor Novello Awards held today at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.