Marcus Connolly releases the energetic new single 'Sting!'
'Sting!' is a song about facing adversity and coming out the other side with arrogance. Merging trap pop and metal inspired guitar instrumentation, Marcus' voice rides effortlessly with lyrics referencing a manic state of mind. After spending 2020 releasing a handful of singles in the lead up to his second mixtape ‘Fresh Hell’ and delving deeper into his psyche than ever before, Marcus Connolly is in the driving seat with a sting In his tail.
"An energetic mish-mash of genres."
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Marcus Connolly is a new wave of pop artist, not afraid to break the boundaries of pop.
Hailing from Manchester (UK) and reaching an audience all around the globe. Alt pop artist Marcus Connolly has shared his life online since he was 16. Starting his journey posting vlogs of his life to eventually sharing more of his vision and creativity through music and in late 2018 securing a distribution deal from new age label and distribution service AWAL.
Marcus’ music is a reflection of his life and mindscape.
His debut mixtape ‘Digital Dreamland’ a concept project based around a break-up and escapism culture, soon gathered a small cult following and garnered the attention of Spotify playlists and underground music blogs pinning Marcus as one to watch in the underground pop and 'hyperpop' scene.
Ultimately Marcus’ goal is to tell a story through his music and songwriting. Following the release of his first mixtape the 21 year old announced he was working on his second mixtape which would be much more based in reality and have a harder and more aggressive sound. He has since been working with Manchester based pop producer Mattu and a number of other underground producers/artists releasing a handful of singles throughout the span of 2020 in hopes to release his anticipated second mixtape
‘Fresh Hell’ early 2021.
Marcus Connolly - Shot by Ben Wescott 2020