Marc Robillard is a Canadian born, Los Angeles based singer, songwriter, composer and producer. After years of writing and producing music for film and television and releasing three albums and multiple singles, Robillard’s work speaks for itself. Marc works with with state of the art equipment out of his own studio to produce a wide range of pieces from fully orchestral to more contemporary scores and songs. He has been commissioned to compose original music for a plethora of advertising campaigns including Mercedes, McDonalds, Nissan, Walmart, Visa, Mastercard, BMW, Nike, Ford, Pontiac, Axe, Toyota, The Source by Circuit city, Electrolux, Waitrose, to name a few.
The credits have been piling up for Robillard, after being chosen by MTV and Extreme Music to be a part of their HYPE project, which showcase’s some of the worlds most up and coming artists, his music was featured throughout MTV’s programming. Robillard also achieved commercial success with several of his songs. “So Much More” was featured in Frito Lay’s green television commercial for a biodegradable Sunchips bag and garnered significant attention from viewers around the globe. His song, “Unfold” off of “Left London” was chosen to air during an episode of ABC’s primetime hit cop drama Rookie Blue. His music has been featured on MTV’s hit shows the Jersey Shore, Teen Mom, Caged, Plain Jane, I used to be fat, Savage U, UK’s hit teen drama Skins, Nickelodeon’s Degrassi, VH1’s the TO show.
Marc’s original tracks have hit the ground running with the recent re-invigoration of the adult-alternative indie scene. This cyclical road has again been freshly paved by newcomers like The Lumineers, Fun., Ed Sheeran, and of Monsters and Men. These artists and the like have been tearing up the charts and simultaneously breathing new life into the genre. Robillard’s self-taught ability to craft honest, ubiquitously relevant music is thrusting him towards being right alongside the aforementioned artists, and his recent syncs only back up that claim.
Robillard's hit song "Life Is Too Short" was a winner in the 2015 International Songwriting competition. His song was selected as one of top 14 songs in the AAA category out of 18,000 entrants. Vance Joy's smash hit song "Riptide" won the whole competition. His song Runnin, was just named as a finalist in the ISC for 2017.
"Contagious", the first single to be released from his last album Left London, was spun on more than 30 radio stations across Canada. The Ripple Effect says, “Robillard is an alternative rock balladeer in the vein of David Grey, and the results are phenomenal.” "Left London is a brilliant album,” says Powerpopaholic. “You should keep your eye out for Marc Robillard,” notes Stereoboard UK.
A self-taught musician, Robillard plays an array of instruments, the guitar and piano being his main writing tools. Initially interested in music production, he worked in several music studios across Canada while he began writing his first album. While composing music for a Toronto production company in 2005, Robillard released “Paper Airplanes” to glowing reviews from fans and critics alike.