Mark Brown, “Skin & Bone” Review – from the Gloucestershire Echo in the UK

Mark Brown, “Skin & Bone” (Self-Released)- Mark Brown may not be a household name just yet, but this Maryland native’s rare ability to distill the essence of the human condition via a few well chosen words has already prompted comparisons with the likes of Tom Waits, Jonathan Richman and seventies acoustic icon John Prine of “Sam Stone” and “Hello in There” fame. Mark’s songs are peopled with colourful characters doing their level best to cope with the less appealing aspects of the fabled American dream, and newcomers to his beguiling approach to music-making would be well advised to lend an ear to fine tracks such as “See You Next Time,” “When The Time Comes”  or the touching closer, “Granny.”

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