About James D. Stark
The leading Gothic Artist in the Rose City of Portland, OR, James D. Stark's Dark Romantic music has seen 6 independently released CD's to date with thousands of sales to a diverse audience around the globe. Bringing Romantic back, Stark is at the forefront of the Romantigoth scene, yet transcends cultural barriers finding a diverse fan base of all ages and backgrounds.
His sound most readily described as Depeche Mode meets Phantom of the Opera, mixes synthesized sounds with an intimate and tender flair of the classical romantic. Heartfelt lyrics sung by his beautiful soaring voice will simultaneously sooth and haunt your soul. Take a listen and see if you can resist being enchanted by his eerily romantic music.
Stark has performed with many leading artists in the goth/industrial scene such as De/Vision, Assemblage 23, Voltaire, and The Birthday Massacre.
In 2008 Stark received the #1 spot on the MODEified 7 Depeche Mode tribute album with his version of "Higher Love", which is a free download at www.modeified.com