PromisedLandCoverArtBorn in 2013 as the solo project of singer/guitarist/pianist Marco Agiro (Le Mood, the Killing Floor), Marco With Love has quickly matured into a band that embodies the diversity, DIY work ethic, and true essence of rock ‘n roll. In addition to Agiro, the band’s agile lineup includes drummer Peter Landi (The Glazzies), bassist Subodh Samudre (Golden Bones, Peru, Planar), and pedal steel player Blaine O’Brien (Brothers NYC). Fast, rough around the edges, and slightly twangy, their sound has been compared to the Kinks and the New York Dolls and the band has commanded enough of a fan base to open recently for artists including Courtney Barnett, Lindi Ortega, and Devo. Produced by Agiro and Anthony “Rocky” Gallo (Yeasayer, Common, the XX), Promised Land is the thrilling follow-up to the band’s Tidal Wave EP from earlier this year.

The collection, which is being released simultaneously as a digital download and as a 45 RPM record, is short and sweet. Marco With Love goes between ferocious grit and honky tonk shuffle on three speedy tributes to freewheeling rock ‘n roll abandon, with Agiro singing on the title track, “I’m gonna live and love and learn to laugh at the sun.” While the EP’s original compositions highlight the band’s ability to add creativity and a modern swagger to its influences, Marco With Love shows deference for its roots by closing the record with a faithful cover of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ rebellious anthem “Anything That’s Rock ‘N Roll.”

“Reverb-laced 70s folk enhancement with a passion in the vein of Deer Tick or Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes.”

“The boys of Marco play pure, unadulterated, rock that has drawn lofty comparisons to Tom Petty, The Kinks, and The Ramones.”
-Ear to the Ground

RIYL: The Kinks, Elvis Costello, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers,  Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires, Deer Tick, Nick Lowe, The Ramones, Jeremy & the Harlequins, Billy Bragg, Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, The Stranglers


Digital Servicing Only

Label: Outright Rock Records

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