From the deepest, darkest parts of the West Midlands comes the sound of frustration, dreams and hard work. Upbeat to the point of euphoria, the anthemic choruses are set alongside the verses of everyday life.
Marquis drive want to help you to escape the 9 to 5 and remind you that there will always be a Friday just around the corner....
Formed under a wandering star somewhere next to a Weatherspoons the 7-piece indie band are born of a mutual love of football, clobber and great music. They boast a truly epic sound, in part thanks to range of guitar, percussion and vocals.
Marquis drive have a truly loyal set of fans, who continue to grow number and become part of the extended weekend family. Known well throughout the UK, high profile performances at summer festivals and venues have put them on the lips of indie royalty.
Having built their strong reputation up and down the country supporting major acts such as; The Farm, Reverend and the Makers, The Wonder stuff, Shed Seven and many more, Marquis Drive released their first single “Movin On’” in August last year to much acclaim, with over 140,000 streams to date on spotify alone.
The past 6 months have been somewhat of a whirlwind for the band and has seen them land a licensing deal based on their first release and 3 clothing endorsements. They are due to release their next two singles “Shine On” and “Unite” as a double A-side on April 19th. With high-profile gigs and more single releases planned this year, the hard working Marquis Drive will be earning their reputation amongst the masses as Indie’s worst-kept secret.