Fusing together meaningful honest lyrics with soulful melodies, Canadian singer/songwriter Marc Robillard creates his own unique blend of sonic artistry. With influences ranging from Coldplay to Death Cab for Cutie and Radiohead, his powerful voice and creatively textured pieces connect with his listeners on a highly personal level. As a gifted singer/songwriter, he masterfully weaves a thread of brightness and hope through his music. For Robillard, music is about honest life experiences that we all share—love, loss, joy and pain.With the release of his long-awaited sophomore album “Left London”, Robillard gives listeners a collection of new tunes that hold a fuller, more elaborate sound while still maintaining his sincere, intimate perspective. Inspired by his time spent in London and his subsequent journey to Los Angeles, “Left London” is a raw statement from Robillard that showcases the alt-singer/songwriter’s powerfully emotive voice and poetic lyrical depth. The album features Robillard’s penchant for hook-driven melodies that fit seamlessly with the singer’s captivating tone.The credits keep piling up for Robillard. He was recently chosen by MTV and Extreme Music to be a part of their new HYPE project, which will showcase some of the worlds most up and coming artists. His music, along with 11 other artists, will be featured throughout MTV’s programming and live performances starting in May 2011. Robillard also achieved commercial success with several of his songs. “So Much More” was featured in Frito Lay’s green television commercial for a biodegradable Sunchips bag and garnered significant attention from viewers around the globe. Most recently, “Unfold” off of “Left London” was chosen to air during an episode of ABC’s primetime hit cop drama Rookie Blue.Marc’s tracks have hit the ground running with the recent re-invigoration of the adult-alternative indie scene. This cyclical road has again been freshly paved by newcomers like The Lumineers, Fun., Ed Sheeran, and Of Monsters and Men. These artists and the like have been tearing up the charts and simultaneously breathing new life into the genre. Robillard’s self-taught ability to craft honest, ubiquitously relevant music is thrusting him towards being right alongside the aforementioned artists, and his recent syncs only back up that claim.A self-taught musician, Robillard plays both the guitar and piano. Initially interested in music production, he worked in several music studios across Canada while he began writing his first album. While composing music for a Toronto production company in 2005, Robillard released “Paper Airplanes” to glowing reviews from fans and critics alike. Born in Montreal, Robillard spent most of his childhood and teenage years playing competitive hockey, drafted to play in the Ontario Hockey League, one of the top junior hockey leagues in the world.