Mark L. Oakes’ debut “Call Me The Moon” could be the ideal soundtrack for a journey down the karmic highways to fate and redemption.
The 44-year-old Belgian singer-songwriter recorded the core of the opus at his home studio located in the Ardennes and completed the production with the help of Londoner musicians Ben Trigg and Sebastian Hankins.
The shadows of Mark’s idols are never far and it’s easy to imagine his boundless admiration for Neil Young, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers or Ryan Adams.
There is no doubt that “Friend From Above (Sleepless Spouse)” and “Shredded Jeans” will wrap your soul in a soft melancholy… While tunes like “Aloof Again” and “None Of These Roads” will take you straight to a bitter, risky ground.
Traveling between Europe and the United States, Mark’s got a bag full of projects that include an ode to Tucker Zimmerman’s “Bicycle Poems” and two substantial LP’s: “Hanged Little Thieves” and “Smoke & Mirrors”.