Tour Artifacts

Wonderfully profound

‘Spokeswoman of The Bright Sun’ – Mark Olson – taking turns you don’t expect Some time ago I heard ‘Many Colored Kite’ and then ‘Good-bye Lizelle’ now there’s ‘Spokeswoman of…



A glorious-sounding album

The musical partnership of Mark and Ingunn has produced a glorious-sounding album of songs about love and “the beautiful outdoors”. The album has a delightful chamber-pop feel to it, courtesy…





Ray of bright sunshine

HAPPY RETURN: Mark Olson and his wife Ingunn Ringvold are preparing for their first Australian tour since their 2011 honeymoon. WALKING around the Californian desert without an instrument writing songs might…



BIO Spokeswoman

This is music that will speak to you about things that have happened! An album that sounds like you are alone in the desert all by yourself. Remembering childhood experiences…


Spokeswoman of the Bright Sun

“Sun-drenched. Hand-crafted psychedelic pop.”-Uncut. “Wonderfully profound.”-FolkWords UK. “With Olson’s work there is innocence, melancholy and often beautiful melody, which is accentuated by his partner’s chamber “string” arrangements on mellotron. The…



Listen to Good-bye Lizelle

“Lizelle Djan combines non-mainstream instrumentation with a modern dramatic vocal. There’s a distinct flirtation with Eastern rhythms and vocal melody lines; ‘Running Circles,’ ‘Say You Are the River’ and ‘Jesse…


Good-bye Lizelle

Glitterhouse Records 2014 ★★★★ MOJO  “Americana Album Of The Month” ★★★★ Rolling Stone ‘His gift for rootsy Americana remains undimmed … vibrant’ – UNCUT ‘An album of great warmth and…





Cherry Thieves

Cherry Thieves included in The Best Music of 2015 on BBC SCOTLAND Another Country with Ricky Ross https://soundcloud.com/glitterhouse/mark-olson-cherry-thieves



SPAIN October / November 2015

30 min performance on SPANISH TV, RADIO 3 http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/los-conciertos-de-radio-3/conciertos-radio-3-mark-olson/3371121/ Sevilla Film Festival Sevilla Film Festival Glitterhouse Records / Cat Producciones Posted by MARK OLSON on Friday, November 13, 2015   Interview…


U.S. Shows and Reviews

  North Carolina Interview from Cleveland: http://www.cleveland.com/mark_olson Interview in Blurt Magazine: http://blurtonline.com/feature/making-music-that-soothes-his-soul-mark-olson/ Review in PopMatters: www.popmatters.com/review/193733-mark-olson-good-bye-lizelle/