Mark Kelly’s first solo album was released in November 2020.
Formed in 2018, Marathon is an ongoing project put together by Mark. The band recorded their debut album in separate locations between March and July 2020 during lockdown. The members of the band came together, some meeting for the first time, at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios on the 28th & 29th of July to record and film a live version of the album.
A DVD of this recording is available as part of the limited edition album only available here.
Marathon are Oliver M Smith (vocals & percussion), Conal Kelly (bass, guitar & backing vocals), John Cordy (guitar), Pete Wood (guitar), Henry Rogers (drums) and Mark Kelly (keyboards).
For more info about Marathon including upcoming tour dates please visit www.marathonsounds.com
In 2011 Mark played keyboards on the DeeExpus album King of Number 33 - click here for details.
In 2005 Mark did a brief spell playing keyboards with Travis at a number of summer festivals - click here for video footage.
In 1988 Mark played keyboards as part of the Midge Ure All Stars at Wembley Stadium for Nelson Mandela’s 70th Birthday gig - click here for video footage.
Before joining Marillion in 1981, Mark played keyboards for Essex-based band Chemical Alice, who released the EP Curiouser and Curiouser in 1980.