Mark Villarosa To Perform At Skyex Community Day

Mark Villarosa_Pic 2Bringing together fans of different musical tribes and already recognized as having one of the best and most distinctive voices, Mark Villarosa is a pop rock artist based in the UK. Originally from Manila in the Philippines, friends affectionately refer to him as “MV”. Mark grew up with musical household, and has been writing music since childhood. Two of Mark’s songs, “Scared of Heights” and “Liz”, reached the semi-finals of the UK Song writing Competition 2007:
Mark has been influenced by some of these great artists:

The Police, U2, Van Halen, Toto, Journey, Queen, Biffy Clyro, John Mayer, Dave Matthews, Matchbox 20, Goo Goo Dolls, Vertical Horizon, Five for Fighting, Jeff Buckley, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters.

His great stage performance was spotted by a music industry professional, and this resulted in an appearance on the MTV special “Live & Unsigned”, plus an invitation as support act for internationally acclaimed band Reef at one of their revival live concerts in London. Film industry also raised interest in Mark’s songwriting and his song “I want to believe” has been recently chosen as the closing records song for the feature film “Leona Calderon” (2012).

On number of occasions Mark has appeared in ABS-CBN Europe news, the main Filipino TV station, which has broadcasted his latest singles launch “Raining in London” and “Minsan”, and is now following Mark’s development, generating great interest in his native Philippines.

After successful launch of “Raining in London” single in summer 2012, Mark performed for thousands of people at the Barrio Fiesta Festival in London and is invited to come back in 2013. Recently signed with Iconique Performance, Mark is now working on a new album, planned to be released in 2013. Coming months look bright and promise major surprises for MV fans, including new records and performances at number of London’s summer music festivals!

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