Ben Mark Weaver

Indie, rock and pop songwriter and producer Ben Mark Weaver is best known for co-writing several UK Top 20 successes for international phenomenon Take That including “Giants” (UK #13), “Up All Night” (UK #14) and the #1 hit “These Days”.

“These Days”, the lead single from Take That’s seventh studio record ‘III’, became the band’s twelfth release to top the UK charts. It was also a success across Europe achieving Top 40 success in Belgium (#2), Germany and Hungary. In December 2018, the single was certified Platinum for UK sales of over 600,000 by the BPI.

On 1st December 2023, Take That earned a ninth UK #1 studio album with ‘This Life’ and claimed the biggest first-week sales for a British act in 2023 by the Official Charts Company. Released a week earlier via EMI Records, the album features five songs co-written by Ben Mark, including “March Of The Hopeful”, “The Champion”, “Time And Time Again”, “One More Word” and the single “Brand New Sun”. An accompanying UK and European tour will take place between April-July 2024, with six dates confirmed at London’s O2.

Peaking at #5 in the UK Official Albums Chart on 30th September 2022, ‘Land of Dreams’ by Mark Owen features the Ben Mark co-writes “Starwoman”, “Gone, Gone, Gone” and “World”. To promote the new album, Mark will be headlining four upcoming October shows including a date at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire.

Alongside his work with Take That and Mark Owen, Ben Mark has collaborated with a range of renowned solo artists including Gavin James, Foxes, Grace Carter, Sub Focus, Marc Almond and Gabriella Cilmi. He has also written for well-known rock acts Maxx Palmer, The Amazons, Sad Boys Club, ABQ and Mike and The Mechanics.

Ben Mark’s compositions have been synced by global brands such as Suzuki, Apple and Macy’s and included in West End theatre productions Little Voice and The Band. He has also contributed to soundtracks for Sky TV and films Widow’s Walk and Eddie the Eagle.

Listen to more of Ben Mark’s music via our Spotlight playlist.


Instagram: @benmark7

Sign-up to our newsletter

Secured By miniOrange