Mark Northfield | The Death of Copyright EP

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The Death of Copyright EP

by Mark Northfield

Quirky British art-pop with classical leanings.
Genre: Pop: British Pop
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1. The Death of Copyright
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2. The Day Before You Came
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3. Headlonging (stretched out)
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4. The Forecaster
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Album Notes
The Death Of Copyright EP is the first single taken from Mark's forthcoming album, Alterations: five almost-pop songs and their thematically derived almost-classical counterparts.

The title track is a disarmingly catchy pop number with a Bach breakdown of a chorus, several European languages sung by several singers, and some joyous whistling bursting through in the middle of it all. A DIY animation video for the song - created by Mark over several increasingly late nights - can be found on YouTube.

The EP features three additional tracks. The first is an atmospheric reworking of ABBA's bleak masterpiece The Day Before You Came, in a stripped down setting for piano, cello, violin and voice. The second is a verging-on-epic extended version of a track from the new album called Headlonging, a Philip Glass/Underworld inspired piece. The final track is the counterpart song to the The Death Of Copyright on Alterations, entitled The Forecaster: a grand cinematic affair in an overtly classical/romantic style; The Forecaster was a finalist in the open category of the UK Songwriting Competition 2011.

'gloriously pretentious cabaret... 4/5' Bluesbunny



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