Spanning more than 3 decades, Johnny Markin has produced an eclectic mix of studio and live recordings that are synonymous with his signature sound and testament to the depth and diversity of this creative artist. Explore a sample of his discography below.
LIGHT OF DAY
Release date: October 15, 2021
This comeback release brings together threads from Johnny's diverse musical past. Ancient creeds, texts, and Scripture are set to 21st Century musical genres for this 'lockdown liturgy' project in Johnny's unique, guitar-driven style. High-energetic praise meets contemplation and hints of Gospel and Blues. Featuring the guest production of Award-winning artists/producer Ryan McAllister (Dakona, Tim & The Glory Boys) and a host of international artists from across Johnny's years of music-making!
ACOUSTIC HYMNS PROJECT
Including many favourite classics in Johnny's interpretive style. Guests include fellow Canadian artist Jacob Moon and long-time friend, bandmate, and colleague Lyndon Toftager on keys and accordion.
RESTORE MY SOUL
Johnny's last full UK-recorded release. Produced by Cory Knowland (Oregon, USA), building on the musical partnership that began as they served on the Luis Palau Praise Team that toured internationally. Also Johnny's last full album of original songs until 2021.
BETWEEN TWO WORLDS EP
Veteran producer Andy Piercey (Matt Redman, Delirious) shaped catchy, earthy pop tunes exploring the challenge of living faith in a world of hurts and disappointments. Recorded with Johnny's touring band from the mid-1990's, Little Town (Brits Steve Lawson and Alex Cook, and Aussie Paul Cruickshank).
Driving rock/pop and ballads driven by soaring guitar and the creative the production of Paul Field. Band members from Germany, Scotland, England and Canada produced a musical backdrop illustrating that God's kingdom transcends international borders.
ACOUSTIC CAROLS EP
1997 (2015 re-release)
Together with veteran player Martin Clark, this seasonal offering has become a staple on playlists annually. Easy-listening but with a nod to the creative styles that refresh these classic songs. The forerunner to the Acoustic Hymns Project that would emerge in 2009