Born and brought up in Liverpool, England, Mark Foggo is known as one of the best ska musicians in the world. He had started many tours all over Europe entertaining millions of people all around the world. His passion for ska music and his will to achieve it is unconditional and inspiring.
Ska as profession
Everyone knows about the famous Mark Foggo's Skasters. The two well-known bands, The Specials and The Beats, are the 2-tone ska music bands that inspired Mark Foggo. He started his own ska band naming it The Secret Meeting. He first made his own song called NEW SHOES that brought him tremendous success. The band re-released the song to get success back in the Netherlands. Others were LP, Speeding My Life Away, and then he started his European tours.
A new band
Mark Foggo started his own band named Mark Foggo's Skasters in 1987. The band made sure that the audience was clear about the music that they were going to perform and promised to deliver quality music. They did it indeed, and the people were enjoying their music and songs. Ska Pig became so famous that it made the band even more prominent. The Netherlands and Germany were a place for ska music, and Skasterd threw rocking performances one after the other.
They toured all over the world and recorded prolifically on many labels until they found their own label called Skanky'Lil to release their own music. They not only uplifted them but also encouraged and promoted upcoming ska bands like The Hotknives and Skarface.
After getting their own label, Skasters started making more music and songs, which never held them back. Song after song, their popularity increased, and the tours became famous and made the audience worth the watch.
To release the album "Mad," Foggo signed V2 Records in 2010. After the sign, they released it that year. They started performing continuously and restlessly to entertain people even outside Europe. The people in the band are Foggo, a rotating roster of backing musicians, and saxophonist Paul Berding are the original members of the band. They have traveled to many countries to make their tours, especially the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, France, Germany, Belgium, Austria. They even tour outside Europe, but they often visit Japan. Their tours are never-ending so are their entertainment to fans. They are making their tours even today, and the updates are on their website. Many upcoming events and many songs are to be released yet. They have made their place in the hearts of many.