IAN MOSLEY (MARILLION): “When We’re Writing Music, There Aren’t Any Boundaries”

MARILLION (Live at The Sage, Gateshead, U.K., November 13, 2019)
Photo: Mick Burgess

It’s Always Darkest Before the Dawn

UK Prog-rock stalwarts Marillion recently released their 20th studio album entitled An Hour Before It’s Dark. Despite the music’s dark tones, Marillion’s lyrics are uplifting and challenge the listener to make a positive impact with the time they have left in this world. I had the chance to speak with drummer Ian Mosley prior to the album’s release.

Highlights Include

  • Discussion of the new Marillion album An Hour Before It’s Dark
  • The band’s process when it comes to songwriting
  • The impact crowd funding has had on the band’s career
  • What is Marillion weekend
  • Why Ian passed on joining AC/DC
  • … and much, much more!

Marillion is

Steve Hogarth – Vocals
Steve Rothery – Guitar
Pete Trewavas – Bass
Mark Kelly – Keyboards
Ian Mosley – Drums


  • George Dionne

    George was a contributor here at Metal Express Radio, reviewing albums and conducting interviews, out of Massachusetts, USA. George has contributed to numerous music related websites and blogs, and even managed his own from 2004-2009. George's first assignment was covering a live show by the mighty GWAR. By contrast his later assignments featured Judas Priest, Van Halen, and Bon Jovi. George was also the front man for the South Eastern Massachusetts cover band Sound Tower from 2009-2015.  Sound Tower played 300+ shows across MA and had two original songs on the Cape Cod radio station PIXY 103. George enjoys a good whiskey, scotch, and/or bourbon and fights crime in his spare time.

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