Wistful Moon by Marcus Moon and featuring Shang Yung Kitty Chang peaked at number one on the UK and South Africa iTunes top 100 Easy Listening Charts. Marcus Moon is an emerging classical composer out of Vancouver, Canada, who released his debut album on December 29, 2020 to critical acclaim and instant success on music charts and digital platforms. The album features 12 original compositions, including no less than TWO #1 charting singles on iTunes; Moonstruck and The Moon Represents My Heart (featuring Canadian star soprano Ania Hejnar). In the short time since the album release, the songs have been streamed over a MILLION times on Spotify alone.
Marcus Moon composes in the style and instrumentation of classical music, but with an unmistakable influence of modern day life. Deeply inspired by the modern day singer/songwriters that he grew up listening to, there is always a story at the center of his work. Although his music is mostly without words, he paints the most vivid and heartfelt imagery using simple harmonies and very direct melodies, played on classical instruments, such as piano and cello.
Wistful Moon joins his previous two tracks charting on iTunes both in the United Kingdom and South Africa. In both countries Wistful Moon peaked at #1 on the iTunes Top 100 Easy Listening Charts. This track features Shang Yung Kitty Chang. Other Tracks from this album include: Moonrise, Wedding Waltz, Moonlight Requiem, Prelude, The Moon Represents My Heart, No Atmosfear, Moonstruck, Upon This Rock, A Letter Home, Chrismas on The Moon and Earthrise.
The album was composed, written, arranged and produce by Marcus Moon. It features Carson Becke on piano, Kitty Chan on cello and Ania Hejnar on the vocals. It was recorded at Venturing Hills Studio by Normand Glaude. Marcus is passionate about classical music and wants you to fall in love with it all over again.