Biography

I am a songwriter based in London, I play guitar, keyboards and sometimes attempt to sing!
Influences include: Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, The Who, Pete Townshend, Stones, Lambchop, Serge Gainsbourg, Lee Hazlewood, The Go Betweens, Robert Forster, Grant McClennan, Tindersticks, Durutti Column, Richard Thompson, American Music Club, Magnetic Fields, Scott Walker, Destroyer, The Decemberists, Jimi Hendrix, Lou Reed, John Cale, Velvet Underground, Big Star, M Ward, Ed Kuepper

Other IComp bands:

Day For Night - A collaborative band project with Mystified, noirish ballads, blues and lonesome tone poems
http://www.icompositions.com/artists/DayForNight

All songs copyright Stephen J Lang 2006-2012

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Falling Down - revised mix Alternative Oct 1, 2017 127
Threw away the key Alternative Jun 10, 2017 158
Broken Toy Alternative Mar 19, 2017 224
The love that swiped my heart Alternative Feb 26, 2017 373
A Simple Affair Alternative Oct 29, 2016 277
Stop wasting my time Alternative Mar 13, 2016 359
Ocean in the Sun Alternative Dec 23, 2015 272
Nowheresville Alternative Jul 13, 2015 506
Were you Ever (remix) Alternative Apr 19, 2015 405
This Whole Day Alternative Jan 5, 2015 768
Moments in the cold Alternative Dec 8, 2014 397
Contender Alternative Nov 18, 2014 350
Sunnyside Down Alternative Sep 20, 2014 497
Oh What a Dream Alternative Apr 29, 2014 763
Sweet Constance Jane Folk Apr 20, 2014 568
Going Home Alternative Mar 31, 2014 584
Goin' Back Country Mar 11, 2014 455
The Die is cast Alternative Jan 27, 2014 451
Wild Glow Alternative Dec 31, 2013 296
Shadows Alternative Nov 25, 2013 286
Unforgiven Tears Alternative Oct 9, 2013 1411
Roy B Blues Blues Sep 16, 2013 592
My Girlfriend's Exhibition Alternative Sep 5, 2013 1337
Your Beauty Alternative Jul 14, 2013 380
Heroes (Bowie cover) Alternative Jun 10, 2013 760
Only Tomorrow Alternative Jun 5, 2013 344
Whatever (version 2) Alternative Apr 16, 2013 399
Slide Away Alternative Mar 12, 2013 362
Under her spell Alternative Feb 24, 2013 400
Slipstream Alternative Jan 19, 2013 380
Last Train Alternative Nov 9, 2012 295
Painted Blue Alternative Oct 20, 2012 309
This time it's real Alternative Jul 31, 2012 637
Cold Light of Fate Alternative Jul 21, 2012 488
Shadow of yourself Alternative Jun 27, 2012 463
Wave Memories 3 Alternative May 7, 2012 314
Off the Shelf Alternative Apr 22, 2012 350
Everything is alright Alternative Apr 4, 2012 409
Duet for One (interlude) Alternative Feb 16, 2012 587
All that love can do Alternative Feb 13, 2012 605
Lately Alternative Jan 3, 2012 582
Walls Alternative Dec 21, 2011 321
Someday Maybe Alternative Oct 26, 2011 441
The Sun Goes Down On You Alternative Sep 20, 2011 338
Another Side of the Dream Alternative Aug 30, 2011 403
Present tense girl Alternative Aug 3, 2011 536
The Customer is Always Wrong Alternative Mar 15, 2011 447
Night Time Alternative Dec 4, 2010 878
Dreamin Out Loud Alternative Jun 13, 2010 610
Oh my Darlin (acoustic session) Country May 30, 2010 765
Sunchasers Alternative May 11, 2010 590
Bringing all the tears Alternative May 3, 2010 596
Cliches Alternative Mar 29, 2010 512
Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime Alternative Feb 28, 2010 1240
The Voyage Pop Feb 17, 2010 685
Every Chosen Party Alternative Jan 16, 2010 539
Electricity Alternative Dec 22, 2009 841
Beautiful Mistake Alternative Oct 10, 2009 919
Tell Me Something Folk Feb 10, 2009 1048
Such A Shame Alternative Jan 25, 2009 671
If Words Don't Fail Me Now Alternative Jan 10, 2009 825
She Slips Away Alternative Nov 11, 2008 861
Feeling Lucky Alternative Nov 2, 2008 638
Delayer Rock Oct 26, 2008 758
Autumn Interlude Folk Oct 20, 2008 860
Commence to Landing Rock Sep 7, 2008 818
Hands full of Rain Blues Aug 29, 2008 641
If You Don't Know Blues Aug 19, 2008 768
Last Century Alternative Jul 27, 2008 686
It Ain't Easy Alternative Jul 7, 2008 749
Walking Wounded Alternative Jun 28, 2008 728
Every Dying Sun Alternative Jun 10, 2008 664
Story of the Blues Alternative Jun 1, 2008 908
Tell Fate That I am Busy Alternative May 25, 2008 965
Vanity Fair Alternative May 18, 2008 808
Waking Life Alternative May 11, 2008 891
Consequences Alternative Apr 27, 2008 620
Echo Sunday Rock Apr 20, 2008 820
Travelling Light Folk Apr 12, 2008 1116
Call it friendo Alternative Mar 30, 2008 792
Not Welcome (in this heart anymore) Alternative Mar 25, 2008 1019
Empty Stage Folk Mar 11, 2008 915
Feb'ry Blues Blues Feb 2, 2008 612
Babe its gonna be alright Folk Jan 27, 2008 642
Stolen Moments Alternative Jan 7, 2008 590
Voodoo Room Alternative Dec 30, 2007 975
Christmas Time is Near Holiday Dec 18, 2007 810
Loose Change Folk Nov 24, 2007 979
Guided Missile Alternative Nov 11, 2007 797
Double Dutch Alternative Nov 5, 2007 744
The Active Girls Folk Oct 29, 2007 1419
Secret Smile Pop Oct 14, 2007 896
Hutchins Rock Oct 5, 2007 784
Lost To The Night Alternative Aug 4, 2007 993
Wrecked and Beautiful Alternative Jul 7, 2007 1009
Feeling Loud Alternative Jul 5, 2007 1151
Low Rent Heart Rock Jul 1, 2007 830
Summer's Coming - electric Alternative Jun 23, 2007 962
Summer's Coming - acoustic Folk Jun 23, 2007 1023
Checking Out Folk May 19, 2007 941
Carol Folk Apr 22, 2007 1249
Nothing Needed Saying Folk Feb 17, 2007 1196
My Fate In Her Eyes (remix) Alternative Feb 11, 2007 859
Fridge magnetic north Alternative Feb 9, 2007 1091
Moving On Folk Jan 13, 2007 1457
The Sofa of Sound Setups Jan 1, 2007 946
Late December Interlude Ambient Dec 29, 2006 1638
Angelina Folk Dec 3, 2006 1664
Desolation Alternative Nov 19, 2006 1258
Sleepwalking back to you Alternative Oct 16, 2006 1631
In Plain View Ambient Oct 1, 2006 1430
Keep rockin' me (baby blue) Rock Sep 15, 2006 1898
Autumn Leaves Alternative Sep 9, 2006 1167
Feeling my way (remix) Blues Sep 3, 2006 1200
Pirate's Lament Explicit Folk Aug 30, 2006 2189
Stars (Mysti space siren mix) Collab Alternative Aug 24, 2006 1583
Country Feel (set me free) Alternative Aug 24, 2006 1007
Traces of the truth Rock Aug 12, 2006 843
Wave Memories New Age Aug 10, 2006 1485
Disengage (from the souls you distrust) - featuring Rebsie Fairholm Folk Jul 17, 2006 1726
Hollywood Folk Jul 14, 2006 810
Leap of Faith Alternative Jul 6, 2006 792
La-di-dah (remix) Collab Folk Jun 21, 2006 1188
Pretty Sheeva (long edit) Alternative Jun 15, 2006 1183
Fate in her eyes Alternative May 26, 2006 872
Spaghetti Junction Country May 21, 2006 1006
How low can you go? Folk May 6, 2006 1877
Fade Away (Dreams aren't real) Alternative Apr 21, 2006 941
As long as it mattered Folk Apr 10, 2006 917
Don't say the word is now Folk Mar 20, 2006 929
You were the one Folk Mar 12, 2006 1014
Absolution Rock Feb 25, 2006 933
Amnesiac's Reunion (demo) Folk Feb 25, 2006 984
DWTD Collab Electronica Feb 18, 2006 1566
You can discover Folk Jan 27, 2006 1066
The Drift Rock Jan 6, 2006 859
Deeper than blue Folk Dec 16, 2005 2747
Back to the Start Rock Dec 11, 2005 976
Same old story (remix) Folk Oct 27, 2005 1053
Lil New Age Oct 22, 2005 942
The tide runs high Folk Oct 20, 2005 2098
A Hand In the Dark Folk Jun 12, 2005 2583

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
Deeper Than Blue Alternative Aug 10, 2010 1079
everything merges with AN Other seamonster in the underpass Other Aug 10, 2009 971
So What? Folk Nov 23, 2008 1262
how low Country Sep 19, 2008 1104
Lemon Grove Nights Folk Aug 12, 2008 1137
Seize the Day (live at the coffeehouse) Folk Jun 19, 2008 1488
The Hanging Tree Folk Apr 28, 2008 1721
Regents Park Alternative Feb 5, 2008 1758
The Desert Song Alternative Jan 22, 2008 1549
Goodbye Ambient Jan 20, 2008 1232
The Road Goes On Blues Oct 1, 2007 1511
Lonesome Orphan Molly Folk Aug 27, 2007 1773
Believe it to be seen Alternative Jul 15, 2007 1261
Twilight Stories Alternative Jun 11, 2007 1205
Flying High Alternative May 14, 2007 1592
Hazy Feeling Alternative Apr 22, 2007 1337
Dream With You Ambient Apr 17, 2007 1837
Someone Somewhere Alternative Feb 25, 2007 1703
One More Cup of Coffee (cover) Folk Jan 20, 2007 2132
Streets of your town (cover) Alternative Jan 6, 2007 2505
Hollywood Cinema Alternative Dec 31, 2006 1519
3 a.m. Bar (A Perfect Stranger) Alternative Dec 17, 2006 2153
I Saw A Woman Walking Folk Dec 9, 2006 1587
Final Curtain Alternative Nov 26, 2006 1351
If That's What It Takes Alternative Nov 12, 2006 1924
The Silver Screen Alternative Nov 5, 2006 2048
Town at my heels Alternative Oct 29, 2006 2092
Day For Night Alternative Oct 11, 2006 2029
The Last Picture Show Alternative Oct 8, 2006 1937
Same Old Story Rock Jan 28, 2006 1728
Fragments II (stevel collab) Alternative Oct 22, 2005 1618

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Short & Sweet Dyl Alternative 576
Superhuman Man (has died) JHarley Alternative 545
Devil Who Cares (harmony mix) Mystified Folk 714
Ensam brnPetra [+1] Alternative 933
If You Should Die pharmakeus [+1] Electronica 1394
An Unremarkable Man JHarley Alternative 1185
Helpless (Neil Young Cover) Auriemma Folk 700
I Wrote This Song For You Auriemma Folk 574
Greater London JHarley Alternative 861
He's a man JHarley Alternative 917
Gates Return TheTiler Folk 1028
Achilles Last Stand [Led Zep Cover] artneuro [+1] Rock 2595
Green Eyes Matt Granz [+2] Rock 2340
Sadly Beautiful (Replacements cover) Dyl Alternative 2203
Father Time Mystified Folk 1739
the unfaithful servant ( the band cover ) calebrity Country 795
Fire (Jimi Hendrix Experience Cover) Tony2008 Rock 3753
Spinning Away (Eno/Cale) sonic_magpie [+4] Alternative 3527
Like a Rolling Stone + RC MikeRC [+1] Rock 1314
As I Went Out One Morning Dyl Rock 1671
How To Fight Loneliness Dyl Folk 1543
Beat It (Michael Jackson Cover) artneuro [+1] Rock 6344
The Sun Is Rising In The West Dyl Folk 2079
I Just Wasn't Made For These Times (Beach Boys Cover) Matthew1010 Rock 1157
Ballad Of Easy Rider (Byrds cover) Dyl Folk 1408
Do You Know Me ? Dyl [+2] Alternative 3682
We Stand As One jkane [+1] Alternative 2276
how low buckhorn [+1] Country 1104
In Session @ The BBC (20th May 2005) zallaz [+2] Rock 1834
more than one - x files mix sonic_magpie [+3] Other 1500
Cat's Coffee Shop sonic_magpie [+2] Alternative 2698
Blues On My Mind Dyl Folk 1810
Hold On thenownows [+2] Pop 1882
inchworm Mystified Ambient 1549
Bonnie & Clyde Dyl [+2] Rock 4906
His SK1 particledots [+1] Ambient 1279
Industrielle #2--Subterranean Mystified Ambient 1334
in a darksome wood Mystified Ambient 1543
Tonight I heard your bells LightspeedFutureLullaby Electronica 1153
Mental Cowboy Dude (with a test card) sonic_magpie [+2] Other 5260
Simple Twist Of Fate Dyl Folk 2666
Regents Park sonic_magpie [+3] Alternative 1758
a passing cloud Mystified Classical 1605
namio particledots Electronica 4721
Angel Mungo Ambient 1585
The Sound and Shape of the Words sonic_magpie Ambient 1850
Wonderful sonic_magpie [+3] Alternative 1811
Birthday Waltz Mystified New Age 4043
Time Traveler Ignoramus [+2] Rock 2857
Good Lighting Advocates for Starry Skies particledots [+1] Classical 1516
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