'Mark Steiner's special brand of 'Lounge-Noir' will have you reaching for the booze and the 'replay' button.' - SwampLandZine.com "Cool Voice. Somewhere between Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Alan Vega and Lou Reed. Cool classy music, too." - Thirteen "(Mark Steiner's) profound creative process is obscure but lounge, swamp but groove... in the same high with other scorched of soul poets, like Nick Cave, Steve Dietrich, Stuart Staples, Jeffrey Lee, Hugo Race...' - Merle Leonce Bone, French Swamp writer 'Mark Steiner is a new man for those dark periods...' - Svein Andresen, Aftenposten Aften 'Brilliant timing - This well-matured artist knows his stuff.' - Egon Holstad, Nordlys Mark William Steiner was born and raised in the New York City area, with a foothold in Norway. He has fronted the New York lounge-noir bands PIKER RYAN'S FOLLY and KUNDERA, as well as his 'solo' Norwegian projects known as THE BROKEN MEN and THE DEBAUCHERY. Mark Steiner has now released his debut solo 'Fallen Birds' CD Mini-LP, as well as the 'Little Fallen Birds' special edition vinyl EP, which was recorded in Paris, Dortmund, Oslo and New York City in early 2007. Currently, he is performing both solo and with his current band, 'THE FALLEN BIRDS,' which consists of various French, German, Norwegian and American musicians. Mark Steiner - vocal & guitar Dimi Dero (Dimi Dero INC) - percussion Lisa Barel - piano Tex Napalm (Iron Cobra Orchestra) - guitar Delphine Ellis (Delphine Thirteen, Youpi Youpi Yeah!) - baritone guitar Amelia S. Deva (Electra Jean) - vocal Eivind Schou (Sereena Maneesh) - cello Susan Mitchell (Kundera) - viola Mark Steiner is now going on tour on both sides of the Atlantic, and even Australia, so keep yer eyes peeled...