Markiza & Peter Hassan Brown have been performing and recording for many years now in London and Malaysia.  Between them they have released altogether

8 albums in  UK and Malaysia.  They are the nucleus of the band Soft Touch and are often joined by Wong Lip Kee who has been the band’s guitarist since 2004, and currently is helping with their latest recording project, a series of songs about different social issues: refugees, justice, human rights and the threat to the environment and vulnerable species

Markiza & Peter

Markiza & Peter

Their single Like a Polar Bear was released in 2012, followed by Ecopocalypse in March 2013 to commemorate Earth Hour, and last year Losing Nature, about a natural jungle park that is turned into a building site.  This track has now been made into a music video by Khai Bahar.

The couple’s earlier albums Open Secret (1993) and Love & Music (1996) have  now been remastered and all the tracks are available as free downloads.  The Soft Touch Full Album (2006) is also available, as are all songs from Peter Brown’s early analogue albums from 1979 onwards.  Visit to access all this music.

Currently (2015) Peter has a new solo album out called “BLUES” on CD Baby: .  The 14 tracks include some arranged songs and some pure acoustic numbers.   This album is also available as a physical CD, and outlets where it can be purchased are available on the website (below)

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