MARMO is pleased to offer these darned pretty songs; an acoustic/americana vision of a life of optimism in the face of hardship, of longing and hope, of hard won victories, and of starting over. On Bandcamp, lossless download and streaming here On Amazon, CD available here On Google Play Music, streaming here
MARMO is: Christian Loftus (guitar, piano, tuba, bass, vocals, melodica) Dan Thompson (vocals, bass, guitar, lap steel) Bill Ludwig (vocals, guitar)
All songs written and performed by MARMO
Recorded and produced spring, 2018
2018 Persuading Records
Hey, hi, MARMO-sets. The group is all done recording the
new album and is now at the point of putting together CD artwork… AND WE WANT
YOUR HELP!!! We’ve got the idea of using images
that reflect things in the lyrics of the songs. Over the course of THIS
WEEKEND, we’d like you to grab your camera, your pens and pencils, your
crayons, your paint brushes or whatever you need and send us your images to include
on the CD jacket!
“What the heck do I get for this,
MARMO?”, you might be asking yourself. Well, how about your name printed
inside the CD sleeve? And every person whose art is chosen will get a FREE DOWNLOAD OF THE ALBUM!
Cool, right? An early draft of the album cover art. OK, here are the remaining
song titles and a few ideas of what might make a good, representative image: Maybe – This song is about taking a moment to
consider where your life is and/or may end up. There’s a line about
packing up and moving to a small house by a lake in Maine. A “Welcome to
Hello. As many of you do, we, the members of MARMO feel quite strongly that this current administrations "Zero Tolerance" immigration policy is not in keeping with the intent of the founders of this country we are all proud to be citizens of. As such, we have decided to donate all profits we make from CD and T-Shirt sales at this Friday's "Fictional" album release party at Silk City Coffee in beautiful downtown Manchester, CT.
From the band's official Facebook page today (written before the executive order was signed this evening): "In the spirit of complete transparency... At $10 per CD, MARMO has about a 50% margin (we pay about $5 per CD). The group feels strongly enough about this issue that even if we sell every CD and T-shirt we bring to the show, we will yield exactly ZERO profit. Beyond our out of pocket costs, EVERYTHING is going to this critically important cause. That said, this will not be a heavy, preachy downer of an evening. MARMO has releas…