Leaf Day Boys Is Here!

Leaf Day Boys

There was a lot of time to be distracted. A lot of time to be manipulated. But also a lot of time to be inspired, if you chose to be.

Music is the great balm. A constant. It is what fueled me then and what still fuels me now. My muse remains. And though she is no longer of this earth, she will always occupy my soul. My heart.

As Victor Hugo said, “To love another person is to see the face of God.” I will go along with that. And so is the music.

This record was written and recorded from March 2020 to September 21. It features the solid but playful drumming of Jared Nixon… and the amazing soulful vocals of Ann Gulian. Without them I wouldn’t have been able to achieve what I wanted to.

Leaf Day Boys is a document of what was going on in my head for a year and a half. Reflections on the past, present and future. Songs of love and remembrance…internal and external affairs.

I hope you explore it and I hope you dig it.

MT

Check it out here.

http://www.marcteamaker.bandcamp.com
https://instagram.com/marcteamaker
https://twitter.com/@TeamakerMarc

Summer Come Save Me/ The Official Video

Summer Come Save Me on You TubeWhile I continue to work on my new solo album, Leaf Day Boys, due out in the autumn or early winter, I’m happy to release the official video for Summer Come Save Me. Thanks to the good people at Staxx Films for making this happen. Go to YouTube and Check it out. Remember to like and share. I have to say that. It helps the with the algorithms.

The Sky…She Sleeps With One Eye Open

While the world may have shrunk in the last 20 years, The Spaces Between us have suddenly had to be a lot bigger. A trip to the Dollar Store, even a visit to the First Floor of the block, have been a lot more difficult, while recreation has been left to merely Circling Round The Town under a Blood Red Sun. Time to stop walking The Highwire in the Lonely War of lockdown and isolation and enjoy the summer’s breath of love on your face again.
The Sky…She Sleeps With One Eye Open, is the debut album from the Connecticut/Yorkshire combo of of Marc Teamaker and Iain Clarke. A collection of 12 songs created somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic, filled with love, warmth, soul and heart, dipping into their mutual love of pop, soul, funk, folk and vibe. Before Winter Returns, take some time to stand in the sun, as the sky sleeps once more.
releases July 27, 2021

Available to check out and purchase here.

Featured Track – First Floor

All songs written by Marc Teamaker and Iain Clarke
Except ‘Let Mars Sleep’, written by Marc Teamaker, Iain Clarke and Robert Baird.
Produced by Teamaker/Clarke
Mixed and mastered by Marc Teamaker at Summer Place
all rights reserved © 2021

New Single/ Break the Record

Did you ever have your heart broken so much that it brought you back to life? Sober. Over. Anything that would take you…over.

So now I walk these streets daily. Through the park and back out onto the streets passing a plethora of restaurants and coming across
the occasional bronze statue of a business man or an artist painting the oncoming traffic. These days you rarely see a smile on someone’s face, or even a frown. Most people have acquiesced to the muzzling of our God given facial expressions. So all I can do is imagine that the woman is smiling at me as I catch her eye. I smile. She can certainly see that I am, with my flirting glance. I pretend. I dream. I walk on by in a relaxed Burt Bacharach kind of way.

Today I release a new single, “Break the Record.” It is now available at http://www.marcteamaker.bandcamp.com and will be premiering on YouTube at 7:00 PM GMT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OepEAACzfJE

Christmas Eve and The Rain

It’s Christmas Eve. 11:45 pm. The rain is pounding in Stamford, Connecticut. I love it. It reminds me of Kathleen. We both hoped for these kinds of nights. It is such a special night Christmas Eve. Apart from waiting for the baby Jesus, it is the eve of the night I flew to Chicago in 2010 to meet KT. But this night, 10 years later, is special too.

My dream#7

December 24, 2020.

Christmas Eve.

I spent the evening with Evie and Juan. What a blessing. Then by chance, King Quiet came on the computer..somehow. ???. Evie’s photo from Shanghai on the cover of “Ping”…the second solo record? It was the Prairie Mix by Robert Baird. Dear Sir Robert who I spoke with earlier in the day from western Michigan. Another blessing. Evie. Robert. These are special human beings. These people are my heart. Then a text from Daniel. Kathleen’s Daniel. Kai responded too. These people, here and there, always in my heart and soul. Kai responded too. Daisy. And my brothers. My beautiful family, who I couldn’t be with tonight. Lock solid in my heart and soul. Wendy Girl, with the call, inviting me to Laurie Girl in case I had no one to be with…..But Evie…my daughter and my FAMILY…to be with her?

My Christmas Eve. The Rain.