...is how Marcus Cole & Mark A'lleven describe their movement. Soul Preachas is not only music but a balance of thought and expression which makes the music an amazing by-product.
Cole, a native of Saginaw, MI and Mark A'lleven of Pontiac, MI became acqauinted over 10 years ago with no idea that their mutual affinity for authentic soul music would lead to a collaboration of 2 independent albums.
Al Green, Sam Cooke, Donny Hathaway, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Paul Foster, Hall & Oates, Sam & Dave, James Taylor and countless others are responsible for the indelible soul impression left on these two young men.
Though, not a group Cole & A'lleven light up the stage together; reminiscent of true soul singers of days long past. A'lleven says, "we like to look at it as 2 albums, 1 sound".
Produced by Marcus Cole, both Mark A'lleven's debut album "24" and Cole's sophomore project, "Soul Revival" promises to deliver heart-pounding, soul-shaking, mind-liberating music for years to come.
Founders Mark A'lleven and Marcus Cole are launching this provocative website dedicated to exploring "the within" or a greater expression of fullness of Life. The website will have books of the month, new music, weekly blogs and more...
C.S. Lewis'The Great Divorce
A man finds himself in a strange "grey town" (which is either hell or purgatory depending on how long you're there). He eventually finds a bus for those who desire to be elsewhere (which eventually turns out to be the foothills of heaven). He enters the bus and speaks with other passengers on the way. When the bus reaches its destination, the passengers on the bus — including the narrator — are gradually revealed to be ghosts. Although the country is the most beautiful they have ever seen, every feature of the landscape (including streams of water and blades of grass) is solid unlike themselves: it causes them immense pain to walk on the grass, and even a single leaf is far too heavy for any to lift...