Mark-Anthony Abel is a British-born singer, songwriter and composer of Jamaican roots who exploded on the London music scene at the turn of the millennium. Mark-Anthony is as passionate and he is driven and this one in a million musical artist is the proud owner of a most amazing and distinctive voice. He brings to the industry an edgy approach that is fresh, undaunted and sensual with a timeless, hip, youthful swag. His ability to create great music is the by-product of his desire to connect and communicate with the world. “I believe in the soul and not just the soul in music”. A genius at striking the perfect balance, his audiences are always mesmerized by his sound.
Mark-Anthony currently resides in London but he sees the wider Diaspora as his global stage. His journey has been one of discovery and challenges and his prolific songwriting culminated in his first album Sunshine in My Head which is available on iTunes. Mark-Anthony is currently in the process of putting the finishing touches on a second album.
His honest, fearless and straight-talk persona has brought him in immediate contact with the important issues affecting those around him. Ultimately, many of these elements end up in lyrics to many of the songs he has written. A quote from Mark-Anthony reflects how deeply he is affected by his day-to-day experiences: – “I like what I have become. I like the fact that I have learned from my mistakes and gained wisdom, and although I don’t always get the respect for my efforts, I strive on as a testimony to the love I get from those closest to me”.