Mark Bacino is a New York-based singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer with a bent toward melodic rock and power pop.
Born in New York City, Bacino grew up on a steady diet of the Monkees
, Herb Alpert
, the Beach Boys
, Cheap Trick
, and other similarly inclined pop acts. By high school, Bacino had taught himself to play guitar and was already experimenting with four-track recording in his basement. After graduating from St. John's University, Bacino released several independent albums, including the 1997 EP Pop Job, released a year later in an expanded form. In 2003, Bacino released his sophomore full-length, The Million Dollar Milkshake, on Parasol
. Also around this time, Bacino began producing and writing with other artists behind the scenes in his own Queens English recording studio. In 2010, he released his third full-length album, Queens English, on DreamCrush Records
. ~ Matt Collar, Rovi