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Our Mystery Guest Unmasked: Mark Bacino Stars in Tonight’s All-New Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

mark bacinoWe’ve unmasked our timely mystery guest appearing on tonight’s all-new edition of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation: It’s Mark Bacino, longtime Pure Pop Radio favorite, whose smashing, poppy, hey-everybody’s-saying-it’s-jaunty new song “Not that Guy” is being greeted with hugs throughout the melodic pop universe. The show airs tonight at 8 pm ET.

mark bacino not that guyJust released, “Not that Guy” charts the course of someone who wants to be invested in his relationship but finds himself relegated to persona non grata status. Mark sums up the feeling thusly: “Bad guys finish first/They always run in packs of lies/Nice guys bear the curse/Forever at the starting gate, holding your purse…” Who wants to be “that guy” instead of the viable other half in a relationship?

“Not that Guy” is all toe-tappingly perky and happy sounding and above all catchy as catchy can be–perfect melodic pop music married to a lyric that puts a musical spin on a familiar emotional situation. It’s prime Bacino, and the first of many more new songs to come.

mark bacino with gutiarOn tonight’s In Conversation, Mark goes in-depth on “Not that Guy,” talking about the song’s lyrics and the song’s clever construction. Plus, we enter the WABAC (pronounced Wayback) Machine and pop out in 1998 for the release of Mark’s first album, Pop Job…the Long Player!, released on Parasol Records. Mark talks about the album’s song “Kay,” and we spin it, along with “Not that Guy.”

Don’t miss master tunesmith Mark Bacino on tonight’s timely, all-new edition of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation. Tune in at 8 pm ET on Pure Pop Radio. Don’t miss a minute!

Alan Haber: Proud Music Geek!Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, the premiere melodic pop interview program hosted by Alan Haber, airs Tuesday nights at 8 pm ET. Archived, podcast versions of interviews are posted on the In Conversation PodOmatic podcast page; click here to listen to shows previously broadcast on Pure Pop Radio.

alan-mic-zeeAlan Haber’s Pure Pop Radio is the original 24-hour Internet radio station playing the greatest melodic pop music from the ’60s to today. From the Beatles to the Monkees, the Posies, McPherson Grant, the Connection and the New Trocaderos, we play the hits and a whole lot more. Tune in by clicking on one of the listen links below.

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