Chris Gray: Vocals/guitar Jim Duffy: Keyboards Pat Fitzgerald: Drums Paul Page: Bass

Martin’s Folly is a four-piece American rock band, formed in Brooklyn eight years with the seemingly simple goal of making music they love without regard to fashion or current trends. Over the years they’ve been compared to the Band (Spin), Bob Dylan (Billboard) and Mott the Hoople (

From Hope is the band’s third full-length CD. In 1999 they released the critically acclaimed Man It’s Cold (Tar Hut) and in 1996 released their eponymous debut on Brooklyn’s Johnson’s Wax label.

Martin’s Folly has toured all over the US, gaining scores of passionate admirers, and been and been featured performers on numerous radio shows including: NPR’s World Café, Vin Scelsa’s Idiot’s Delight on WNEW, Laura Cantrell’s Radio Thrift Shop on WFMU and Peter Bochan’s All Mixed Up on WBAI.

Whoever complains rock is dead should be force-fed the new sophomore release from Martin's Folly.” — Spin

Martin's Folly is probably the most innovative band to be lumped into the roots rock category.” — Welfare Music