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Profiling Marcus Gad

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Marcus hails from the multicultural lands of New Caledonia; a French island in the South-West Pacific Ocean and embodies a spiritual movement of soul music and meditative roots. His music will no doubt leave you with a profound sensory experience.

Marcus Gad 'River'

Who is Marcus Gad?

Marcus Gad is a French-born, Jamaican-raised multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer. He is best known for his work with artists such as Ziggy Marley, Damian Marley, Chronixx, and Stephen Marley. He has released three solo albums, “The Light”, “The Light 2”, and “The Light 3”, as well as numerous singles and collaborations.

His music is a unique blend of reggae, soul, funk, and world music. He is a master of the guitar, bass, keyboards, and drums, as well as a skilled vocalist. He has toured internationally, performing at festivals and venues in Jamaica, the U.S., Canada, Europe, and more. Marcus Gad is a true innovator and a positive force in modern reggae music. 


‘River’ is the first taste of Marcus Gad’s latest ‘Enter A Space’ EP, which features the talents of the Parisian producer; Tamal, whom Gad has worked with since his early days as a musician. The EP is a universe full of textured organic and aquatic sounds, and will soon receive mixes from the iconic General Levy.

‘River’ is Marcus Gad’s most popular single to date, with now in excess of 100,000+ streams – a figure that is growing exponentially week on week. A huge stalwart of the global reggae & soul music scenes, Marcus Gad is leading the pack with his unique style.

Marcus Gad

Marcus Gad uses the EP in order to question the reality of being human, using unique symbolism to probe the subconscious into deeper thought. The video for this hip-hop & soul-influenced track was filmed in the Indian holy city of Varanasi.

Marcus Gad is fresh from a UK tour that saw him take in the Boomtown and Shambala music festivals amongst his own headline dates & takes his European gig tally to well over 100 shows!

You can find & follow Marcus Gad on:

Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | Spotify

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