Smoke Wine Banter will be Mark's sophomore release from Gold Ship Records. This album was also engineered and produced by Brad Phillips at Studio 101 in Woodruff, SC. Brad Phillips also produced Marks debut release, 'Home' in 2016. Katlin Owen of the country band, RaeLynn, co-produced, played guitar, and co-wrote on the on the track "Hangin' On." Since the release of "Home", Mark has had two big co-writes. The first co-write was with Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional) on their track "Open My Eyes," which was on their 2018 album "Crooked Shadows." The album hit 53 on the Billboard charts and 4th on the Billboard Top Rock Albums. Mark also co-wrote with Americana/ roots artist, Ted Russell Kamp. Their co-write together 'Heart Under Pressure' came out on Ted's latest album 'Walkin' Shoes', released in 2018.
Mark has a busy schedule throughout 2019 with announcements coming soon for a larger late summer and early fall tour. Pre-orders for the single, "The Dancer," and the full album will be exclusive through iTunes and available on all other platforms on April 26th.