Mark's biography.




Portrait of Phantom Mark by Alban Low

Name. Mark John Gibson.

Band nickname. Gibbo.

Date of birth. 17 July 1969.

Place of birth. Isleworth.

Home town. Staines-upon-Thames.

What instruments you play. Percussion and Synthesizers (and the voice of an angel).

Musical influences. Depeche Mode and Take That.

Favourite band or song of the moment. OMD / The Fratellis / Take That.

Favourite Phantom cover. Chelsea Dagger.

Favourite colour. Blue.

Favourite food/drink. Fish Finger Sandwich with Ketchup / Raspberry Milkshake.

Phantoms highpoint(s). Winning the Battle of the Bands.

Phantoms lowpoint. Not covering 'Could It Be Magic'.

First gig. Big Country.

Best ever gig(s). Wonderstuff at the Marquee Club.

Gig I wish I’d been to. Live Aid.

First Album I ever bought: Once Upon a Time, Simple Minds.

First Album I remember owning: All the Disney albums. Also remember listening to my brothers copy of Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits.

[Gibbo's old bio here]