Take It to the Spotlight
Marc Moreland passed away in the early morning on Wednesday March 13th in Paris, France. Marc was deeply loved by his family, friends and fans and will be greatly missed. Marc Moreland was the former guitarist and founder of Wall of Voodoo, which released 9 albums in a little over a decade, notably the hit single 'Mexican Radio' in the mid-eighties, before disbanding around 1989. Since then Moreland had been working on various music projects, including his own Ensenada Joyride in Europe, and Department of Crooks, which released an album in the U.S. He had also been involved in film and had produced underground bands in the U.S. and Europe. On March 5th, 2002, Marc released his debut solo album entitled Marc Moreland Mess 'Take it to the Spotlight'. The album features Jean-Marc Butty (PJ Harvey, Jean-Louis Murat) on drums and percussion; John Parish (PJ Harvey, Eels, Dominic A.) on second counterpoint guitars, percussion, backing vocals, production, etc...; Joachim Barbier on bass; Lisa Dewey on backing vocals; and Marc Moreland on guitar, vocals, keyboards, bass, etc...