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Happy birthday to Marillion's singer, Fish

While wildly popular in Europe, the Peter Gabriel era Genesis inspired Prog Rock sounds of Marillion, only cracked the American Billboard Top 100, once. That track, Kayleigh, while still very much in the style of Marillion, managed to keep the track length to a radio friendly four minutes with a memorable, commercial melody and hook. 97 more words

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Counterpoint

We’re sat in his ground floor flat, listening to Dark Side Of The Moon.

“Words or music. Which is the greater part of a song?” he asks. 225 more words

Babbling

Marillion: the complete conversation

By frontman Steve Hogarth’s own admission, Marillion’s weekend conventions started out in 2002 as “a bit of an experiment, really,” in which the British art-rock stalwarts took over a holiday camp and watched as a United Nations of fans arrived. 5,592 more words

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Marillion - Kayleigh

Born on this day in 1961 was Mark Kelly, keyboards, of Marillion, (1985 UK No.2 single ‘Kayleigh’).

Mark Kelly (born Mark Colbert Kelly, 9 April 1961, Dublin, Ireland) is the keyboardist of the neo-progressive rock band Marillion. 325 more words

1980s

PROG magazine issue # 54 CD review

I could hardly be happier. My latest issue of PROG magazine just arrived—the one with the Marillion cover (and a great article about the neo-prog bands of the early 80s). 791 more words

Fish announces Misplaced Childhood 30th anniversary tour

Renowned progressive rock singer and songwriter Fish has announced a 30th anniversary tour where he will be playing Marillion’s 1985 album Misplaced Childhood in full. 404 more words

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Happy Easter

Though not a “religious” song, per se, its stunning beauty nonetheless evokes the joy of The Resurrection. When Rothery plays those sweet runs I smell the victory of Pascha Lilies.  34 more words