Tracy Hitchings -
Tracy Hitchings, known as the Queen of Neo Prog Rock, is an English musician and lead vocalist for the progressive rock band Landmarq. Her musical credits span from 1989 to the present day and have had many notable sessions with various bands and artists. Hitchings is known for her charismatic stage presence and wide vocal range.
Tracy Hitchings started her recording career at the age of 14 for a local radio station. Tracy’s musical career began in St Mawes, Cornwall, in the very south east of England, near Lands End and was drawn to the music scene of London, where she found herself working live and recording with the below mentioned. Tracy won the Best International Female Singer for the Classical Rock Society in 1995 and 1998.
Tracy has recorded and performed in many bands during her career, such as Quasar, Dancing on Stones (Blue Heat), Clive Nolan, Oliver Wakeman (Alchemy, Jabberwocky & Hounds of the Baskerville (Rock Operas), Gandalf, Steve Hackett (ex Genesis), Karl Groom, (Threshold), John Jowitt (IQ) and Martin Orford (IQ), Mike Stobbie, Rick Wakeman (Yes), Peter Banks (Yes), Bob Catley (Magnum), Tony Fernandez, Robert Powell (Actor), Hugh McDowell (ELO), Laurent Hunziker (Supertramp), Damian Wilson (Threshold) and of course Landmarq.
Tracy has toured with John Wetton (King Crimson, Asia, Roxy Music), Nick Turner (Hawkwind), Focus.
After a long break through illness, Tracy came back with Landmarq which kicked off with the new critically acclaimed studio album Entertaining Angels, followed up by their first live DVD Thunderstruck Live, Aftershock Live, Turbulence (Live in Poland), Origins in 2014. The title track on “Origins” gave a sneak preview to the new material for their next studio album, currently being written. Roadskill was recorded live in De Boerderij in The Netherlands in 2015.