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Quotes:

"I said I won't do it unless we have new music out. We must be current."
Submitted by: Celeste
If you're going to wait 20 years to record an album it had better be a good f---ing album.
Submitted by: Celste
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Singers Who Act:

Notable Acting Credits
Comments & Submitter Name
"Eddie and the Cruisers II Eddie Lives"Mark plays Quinn Quinley in the second and final installment of the Eddie and the Crusiers. Eddie and the Cruisers was a 1960s rock band whose lead singer mysteriously disappears. - Celeste
"War Of The Worlds Eye For An Eye"Mark makes a guest appearance in this TV series as a biker whose body is posessed by an alien presence whom eventually gets asassinated by an alien weapon. - Celeste
"T and T (TV Series)"In the episode Mugshots Mark appears as a rock musician who's accidently caught up in a criminal conspiracy. - Celeste

Song Lawsuits:

"Their Entire Song Library"
I don't know the specific details but Sony/BMG branch was caught up in a payola scandal so Mark went after them for control of Platinum Blonde's music catalog.
Submitted by: Celeste

Performers with Handicaps:

"Dyslexia"
On a recent podcast of the Zach Bussey Show, Mark revealed that he's dyslexic and was dreadful at math.
Submitted by: Celeste
"Blind"
Mark is sensitive to light and has to wear sunglasses.
Submitted by: Celeste

What A Band is Best Known For (aside from their music):

"Keeping His Word To Reunite With His Band"
After the death of his friend and bandmate Kenny MacLean in 2008, Mark Holmes decided to reunite with his former bandmates Chris Steffler and Sergio Galli so that he could keep his word to Kenny that reuniting the band was important.
Submitted by: Celeste
"Keeping His Band's Music Current"
Mark Holmes the lead singer of Platinum Blonde always has a desire to keep his band up to date with current trends.[br] Shortly before Kenny passed away he had prepositioned to reunite the band. Mark said 'that's fine but I won't do it unless we have new music." [br] [br] The reason for wanting new music is Mark's desire to keep Platinum Blonde's music current and up-to-date with all of the latest musical trends such as electronica and all of the latest musical innovations.
Submitted by: Celeste
"Singing About The "Troubles" In His Homeland"
In a Now video interview Mark revealed that the story behind his band's hit single "It Doesn't Really Matter" was one of a very scary experience that he had in England when "The Troubles" were going on between England and Northern Ireland.
Mark was on his way to Heathrow airport in London from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, where he's from when he got a very nasty surprise when a bomb went off in front of the car in front of him.
This is where he got the idea to write It Doesn't Really Matter and the line "They fight in England and Northern Ireland the police they try to hold us still. They can bleed us and they can feed us but you know they'll never control our will" maintaining that the "politically correct thing wasn't a part of what they did."
Submitted by: Celeste
"Breaking Down Emotionally During His CMHOF Speech"
During his acceptance speech into the Canadian Music and Brodcast Industry Hall Of Fame Mark broke down after mentioning his good friend and bandmate Kenny MacLean who had died two years earlier.
MacLean had spearheaded an initiative to get Platinum Blonde back together. Mark would always decline but on 11/21/08 he finally said he would do it. The band agreed to get back together on 11/24/08 but Kenny was found dead in his recording studio.
Mark said "This is very hard to talk about.... I miss him so much. We decided because of Kenny that we would get back together. It was very difficult. He always wanted us to get back together. It was great to play last night and we wish that Kenny was there."
Submitted by: Celeste

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