Mark Bowen: who is the IDLES guitarist who honored Jorge Campos?

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IDLES' Mark Bowen dresses as Jorge Campos
He is Mark Bowen, the guitarist who honored Jorge Campos | Photo: Getty Images

Mark Bowensguitarist of the band IDLES, is known for the irreverent outfits he wears at his concerts. In the festival Sea Hear Now at Asbury Park in New Jersey, he became the sensation of the event wearing one of the colorful uniforms of Jorge Camposthe exporter and “hero” of Mexican soccer.

Through social networks, the images of the welsh guitarist wearing the pink uniform similar to the one the “Immortal” wore in the USA World Cup 1994. With the number 1 and the name “J. Fields” on the back, the musician also wore pink shorts with yellow and brown shoes.

Mark Bowen in Jorge Campos’ uniform in New Jersey | Photo: Getty Images

Who is Mark Bowen, the “fan” of Jorge Campos?

Mark Bowen has been the lead guitarist and in charge of percussion and backing vocals for the band Idles since 2009, the year the band was founded in Bristol, in the southeast of England. Being one of the founding members, he has lived from the consolidation to the rise of the group responsible for songs like “Never fight a man with a perm”.

Guitarist Mark Bowen moved from Belfast, Ireland to study in Bristol, meeting the lead singer of the punk rock band while on the DJ circuit. The group is made up Joe Talbot, Adam Devonshire, Lee Kiernan, and Jon Beavis.

IDLES Guitarist’s Tribute to “Immortal”!

The images of Mark Bowens in the pink uniform Jorge Campos correspond to the show held on September 17 and 18 in Asbury Park, NJ. In addition to showing off with the guitar, the guitarist is also in charge of the choirs and keyboards of IDLESso ingenuity was everywhere.

The “Immortal” uniform that was worn at the American festival is characterized by fluorescent pink, with purple and yellow diamond-shaped details around the clothing. As if that were not enough, the jersey had the print of the name and number of the Acapulcan.

Mexican users, even those who are not fans of IDLESreacted enthusiastically to the tribute of Mark Bowens a Jorge Camposone of the last great idols of Mexican soccer who currently works as a sports commentator.