John Mark Nelson is an independent American Acoustic, Folk, Ambient songwriter born on 3 November 1993 from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Raised in a musical home, playing instruments and writing songs was more of a second language than another pastime. In December, 2011 John Mark quietly released his debut album 'Still Here'. His second release 'Waiting and Waiting' out in August 2012. At this time, Mark is producing his third album 'The Moon and the Stars' with a Kickstarter campaign to found the production.
2011: Still Here:
Nelson grew around the music and early, when he has 14 years old, started to learn instruments and arranged original compositions.
At 17, He spent a fall and the winters crafting songs at home, and in 2011, he put this record together and released his first full length, Still Here released independently on 29 December, 2011.
He does not have the intention of be a songwriter, but after his songs were featured on locals radios stations in Minnesota, Nelson got back to his music career.
2012: Waiting and Waiting:
After the High School, he produced his second full length, Waiting and Waiting released independently on 12 August, 2012. The album was released with a sold out show on Observer Drift and Husky and had songs featured in seven local radio stations.
In December 2012, Nelson participated in a project Minnesota Beatle Project Volume 4, recording a cover of The Beatles, A Day in the Life. He also had his first music video aired on MTV on 13 August 2013.