South London songwriter Marcus Reeves is currently working on crowdfunding his ‘Three Little Words’ EP – a selection of songs taken from his fifteen year career in music, arranged for full band and choir.
Reminiscent of early Neil Diamond and Elton John, the songs on the EP feature a musical theatre inspired sound with a noticeable gospel influence. The EP will be released in support of CALM, with Marcus donating 10% of the total amount pledged to the charity, and will be available through all digital outlets later this year
‘I’ve sung as part of various choirs throughout my career – the London Gay Mens Chorus with David McAlmont’s band Fingersnap, as part of Our Lady J’s ‘Train To Kill’ gospel choir at Soho Theatre and with Voicelab choirs, alongside Bobby McFerrin and Elbow at the Southbank Centre. I’ll be joined once again by my collaborator Michael Roulston and we’ll be making the vocal arrangements available as well as the actual recordings – I love choral singing and I hope the songs might be picked up by choirs to add to their repertoire.
I’m currently crowd funding to make the EP and raising funds for male suicide prevention charity Campaign Against Living Miserably, who work with men at risk of suicide. Having lived with depression for most of my adult life, music has been an important way of carrying on through difficult times. I really enjoyed making my ‘Russian Roulette’ single to raise money for LGBT charities and am hoping that with this campaign, I can continue to help others whilst making my music.’
Please help Marcus to hit his campaign target by pledging towards this campaign HERE
Live choral demos of ‘Sing’ and ‘Three Little Words’ from the EP can be heard now on SoundCloud
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