Marcomé (pronounced Mar-ko-may) is a
Canadian singer songwriter. Gifted with a pure voice, she blends lyrics
with a unique wordless language that brings us in an atmospheric
universe. Marcomé carefully fuses different world music
influences with jazz style and classical vocals creating a new world
music genre. Marcomé produces, arranges and engineers her musical
work. She is a keyboardist, programmer and sound engineer as well as a
After completing her post-graduate studies in commerce and
communications, Marcomé worked in theatre, in both music
composition and sound creation. She then moved into the music industry.
Her impressive professional experience and background as a quality sound
and mastering engineer, has allowed her to collaborate with renowned
artists and producers. This is the source of both her musical
inspiration and artistic sense. Her industry collaborations include work
with such artists as Diana Krall, Cecilia Bartoli, Le Cirque du Soleil,
Branford Marsalis, Sir George Martin, Tom Waits, Daniel Lanois, Pat
Metheny and Yes.
The making of Seven Seas:
Marcomé's debut album entitled Seven Seas, was released in Canada, USA, Europe, Asia and the Middle East in 1995 and received critical acclaim. All the lush sounds and vocals of the original release have been enhanced,
Seven Seas Remastered
is born; the magic of the sound is breath taking.
Co-produced with Michel Robidoux (Frank Zappa),
Seven Seas Remastered incorporates keyboards, fretless bass and traditional world beat instruments while layering her vocals over the pieces of music.
Marc Langis (Celine Dion), on fretless bass, Michel Donato (Oscar Peterson, Toots Thieleman), on counterbass and
Michel Dupire (Roch Voisine), on percussions enhance Marcomé’s ethereal voices.
The making of River of Soul:
Marcomé slowly began writing new compositions for what would
eventually become River of Soul. The years that separate
Seven Seas and
River of Soul allowed the artist to mature and evolve both emotionally
Marcomé’s strength lies in her ability to weave and create multicolored
sounds with strong melodies. In this
River Of Soul succeeds. It is a
recording imbued with intimacy and laced with introspection. It was
cinematically conceived; it’s a feast for the eyes as well as the ears.
Welcome to the River Of Soul, a voyage filled with spirituality,
imagination, sensitivity and a surreal sense of being. River Of Soul was
co-produced with Michel Robidoux (Leonard Cohen) who also adds his
exquisite guitar playing to the mix and Martin Lord Ferguson (Cirque Du
Soleil). Michel Dupire’s (Sarah McLachlan), sophisticated percussions
adds a distinctive touch and ryhthm to the overall sound.
River Of Soul
is an album, which many people will discover a deep connection within.
The first single & music video entitled River of Life sets the tone and
unleashes the magic within. “Come and run in the river, let the waters
rejoice in your life”.