Second single released - Illusion

The Mighty Bard release Illusion, the second single from forthcoming album Beyond The Gate

New song from Epic English Prog Rock group available across streaming services and to download from
Following the July release of Magician, The Mighty Bard’s first new music for eight years, the British Prog Rock group have today released a brand new single: Illusion

Illusion is taken from the band’s upcoming album, Beyond the Gate, which will be launched independently by the band in late 2022. 
Featuring founder band members Dave Clarke on Guitars and Neil Cockle, formerly of Silmarillion, on keyboards, alongside Benj on vocals, Mark Cadman on bass, Mark Parker on violin and Tom Mear on Drums, Illusion can be downloaded for free from and is also available on all streaming services.
Guitarist and founder member, Dave Clarke, says: “We strive for an eclectic mix of music on our albums and our fans can rest assured that we will deliver that on Beyond The Gate. Illusion is a departure for us in some ways: it features all the Mighty Bard trademarks - layered keyboards, lush guitars and beautiful vocal harmonies - but at just shy of four minutes, it’s got to be the shortest song we have written so far!”
With one further single release due ahead of the launch of Beyond the Gate at the end of the year, Bard Stars can sign-up to the group’s mailing list when downloading the single from and follow them on social media for updates, news and views.
Ahead of Beyond The Gate being produced in September and released in December, rough mixes of all tracks are available to any press who want a sneak peak of the new album – simply get in touch! 

Details of a crowdfunding campaign to support the production of Beyond the Gate will be released shortly.
The Mighty Bard are:
Benj – Vocals
Dave Clarke – Guitars
Neil Cockle – Keyboards
Mark Cadman – Bass
Tom Mear – Drums
Mark Parker – Violin
Illusion streaming links include: Amazon Music and Spotify.
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