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 Alternative Aug 7, 2017 149
Threw away the key Alternative Jun 10, 2017 132
Broken Toy Alternative Mar 19, 2017 202
The love that swiped my heart Alternative Feb 26, 2017 347
A Simple Affair Alternative Oct 29, 2016 248
Stop wasting my time Alternative Mar 13, 2016 329
Ocean in the Sun Alternative Dec 23, 2015 253
Nowheresville Alternative Jul 13, 2015 490
Were you Ever (remix) Alternative Apr 19, 2015 393
This Whole Day Alternative Jan 5, 2015 746
Moments in the cold Alternative Dec 8, 2014 380
Contender Alternative Nov 18, 2014 330
Sunnyside Down Alternative Sep 20, 2014 480
Oh What a Dream Alternative Apr 29, 2014 745
Sweet Constance Jane Folk Apr 20, 2014 552
Going Home Alternative Mar 31, 2014 560
Goin' Back Country Mar 11, 2014 440
The Die is cast Alternative Jan 27, 2014 435
Wild Glow Alternative Dec 31, 2013 279
Shadows Alternative Nov 25, 2013 270
Unforgiven Tears Alternative Oct 9, 2013 1396
Roy B Blues Blues Sep 16, 2013 575
My Girlfriend's Exhibition Alternative Sep 5, 2013 1322
Your Beauty Alternative Jul 14, 2013 365
Heroes (Bowie cover) Alternative Jun 10, 2013 745
Only Tomorrow Alternative Jun 5, 2013 325
Whatever (version 2) Alternative Apr 16, 2013 377
Slide Away Alternative Mar 12, 2013 348
Under her spell Alternative Feb 24, 2013 383
Slipstream Alternative Jan 19, 2013 362
Last Train Alternative Nov 9, 2012 281
Painted Blue Alternative Oct 20, 2012 296
This time it's real Alternative Jul 31, 2012 617
Cold Light of Fate Alternative Jul 21, 2012 474
Shadow of yourself Alternative Jun 27, 2012 449
Wave Memories 3 Alternative May 7, 2012 301
Off the Shelf Alternative Apr 22, 2012 337
Everything is alright Alternative Apr 4, 2012 387
Duet for One (interlude) Alternative Feb 16, 2012 575
All that love can do Alternative Feb 13, 2012 587
Lately Alternative Jan 3, 2012 564
Walls Alternative Dec 21, 2011 310
Someday Maybe Alternative Oct 26, 2011 425
The Sun Goes Down On You Alternative Sep 20, 2011 325
Another Side of the Dream Alternative Aug 30, 2011 385
Present tense girl Alternative Aug 3, 2011 521
The Customer is Always Wrong Alternative Mar 15, 2011 423
Night Time Alternative Dec 4, 2010 855
Dreamin Out Loud Alternative Jun 13, 2010 594
Oh my Darlin (acoustic session) Country May 30, 2010 750
Sunchasers Alternative May 11, 2010 564
Bringing all the tears Alternative May 3, 2010 578
Cliches Alternative Mar 29, 2010 493
Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime Alternative Feb 28, 2010 1224
The Voyage Pop Feb 17, 2010 665
Every Chosen Party Alternative Jan 16, 2010 522
Electricity Alternative Dec 22, 2009 822
Beautiful Mistake Alternative Oct 10, 2009 899
Tell Me Something Folk Feb 10, 2009 1033
Such A Shame Alternative Jan 25, 2009 659
If Words Don't Fail Me Now Alternative Jan 10, 2009 808
She Slips Away Alternative Nov 11, 2008 844
Feeling Lucky Alternative Nov 2, 2008 623
Delayer Rock Oct 26, 2008 736
Autumn Interlude Folk Oct 20, 2008 842
Commence to Landing Rock Sep 7, 2008 799
Hands full of Rain Blues Aug 29, 2008 618
If You Don't Know Blues Aug 19, 2008 752
Last Century Alternative Jul 27, 2008 666
It Ain't Easy Alternative Jul 7, 2008 735
Walking Wounded Alternative Jun 28, 2008 709
Every Dying Sun Alternative Jun 10, 2008 648
Story of the Blues Alternative Jun 1, 2008 886
Tell Fate That I am Busy Alternative May 25, 2008 947
Vanity Fair Alternative May 18, 2008 787
Waking Life Alternative May 11, 2008 867
Consequences Alternative Apr 27, 2008 604
Echo Sunday Rock Apr 20, 2008 804
Travelling Light Folk Apr 12, 2008 1100
Call it friendo Alternative Mar 30, 2008 772
Not Welcome (in this heart anymore) Alternative Mar 25, 2008 997
Empty Stage Folk Mar 11, 2008 890
Feb'ry Blues Blues Feb 2, 2008 596
Babe its gonna be alright Folk Jan 27, 2008 628
Stolen Moments Alternative Jan 7, 2008 578
Voodoo Room Alternative Dec 30, 2007 960
Christmas Time is Near Holiday Dec 18, 2007 797
Loose Change Folk Nov 24, 2007 958
Guided Missile Alternative Nov 11, 2007 780
Double Dutch Alternative Nov 5, 2007 729
The Active Girls Folk Oct 29, 2007 1398
Secret Smile Pop Oct 14, 2007 880
Hutchins Rock Oct 5, 2007 771
Lost To The Night Alternative Aug 4, 2007 975
Wrecked and Beautiful Alternative Jul 7, 2007 992
Feeling Loud Alternative Jul 5, 2007 1131
Low Rent Heart Rock Jul 1, 2007 809
Summer's Coming - electric Alternative Jun 23, 2007 942
Summer's Coming - acoustic Folk Jun 23, 2007 1001
Checking Out Folk May 19, 2007 924
Carol Folk Apr 22, 2007 1235
Nothing Needed Saying Folk Feb 17, 2007 1173
My Fate In Her Eyes (remix) Alternative Feb 11, 2007 844
Fridge magnetic north Alternative Feb 9, 2007 1073
Moving On Folk Jan 13, 2007 1437
The Sofa of Sound Setups Jan 1, 2007 929
Late December Interlude Ambient Dec 29, 2006 1621
Angelina Folk Dec 3, 2006 1644
Desolation Alternative Nov 19, 2006 1243
Sleepwalking back to you Alternative Oct 16, 2006 1611
In Plain View Ambient Oct 1, 2006 1411
Keep rockin' me (baby blue) Rock Sep 15, 2006 1878
Autumn Leaves Alternative Sep 9, 2006 1148
Feeling my way (remix) Blues Sep 3, 2006 1178
Pirate's Lament Explicit Folk Aug 30, 2006 2166
Stars (Mysti space siren mix) Collab Alternative Aug 24, 2006 1555
Country Feel (set me free) Alternative Aug 24, 2006 991
Traces of the truth Rock Aug 12, 2006 820
Wave Memories New Age Aug 10, 2006 1468
Disengage (from the souls you distrust) - featuring Rebsie Fairholm Folk Jul 17, 2006 1699
Hollywood Folk Jul 14, 2006 797
Leap of Faith Alternative Jul 6, 2006 780
La-di-dah (remix) Collab Folk Jun 21, 2006 1171
Pretty Sheeva (long edit) Alternative Jun 15, 2006 1168
Fate in her eyes Alternative May 26, 2006 858
Spaghetti Junction Country May 21, 2006 979
How low can you go? Folk May 6, 2006 1854
Fade Away (Dreams aren't real) Alternative Apr 21, 2006 926
As long as it mattered Folk Apr 10, 2006 894
Don't say the word is now Folk Mar 20, 2006 915
You were the one Folk Mar 12, 2006 1001
Absolution Rock Feb 25, 2006 918
Amnesiac's Reunion (demo) Folk Feb 25, 2006 970
DWTD Collab Electronica Feb 18, 2006 1542
You can discover Folk Jan 27, 2006 1054
The Drift Rock Jan 6, 2006 838
Deeper than blue Folk Dec 16, 2005 2729
Back to the Start Rock Dec 11, 2005 965
Same old story (remix) Folk Oct 27, 2005 1040
Lil New Age Oct 22, 2005 928
The tide runs high Folk Oct 20, 2005 2079
A Hand In the Dark Folk Jun 12, 2005 2563

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
Deeper Than Blue Alternative Aug 10, 2010 1054
everything merges with AN Other seamonster in the underpass Other Aug 10, 2009 954
So What? Folk Nov 23, 2008 1241
how low Country Sep 19, 2008 1086
Lemon Grove Nights Folk Aug 12, 2008 1108
Seize the Day (live at the coffeehouse) Folk Jun 19, 2008 1468
The Hanging Tree Folk Apr 28, 2008 1699
Regents Park Alternative Feb 5, 2008 1723
The Desert Song Alternative Jan 22, 2008 1522
Goodbye Ambient Jan 20, 2008 1212
The Road Goes On Blues Oct 1, 2007 1494
Lonesome Orphan Molly Folk Aug 27, 2007 1739
Believe it to be seen Alternative Jul 15, 2007 1243
Twilight Stories Alternative Jun 11, 2007 1180
Flying High Alternative May 14, 2007 1572
Hazy Feeling Alternative Apr 22, 2007 1310
Dream With You Ambient Apr 17, 2007 1813
Someone Somewhere Alternative Feb 25, 2007 1688
One More Cup of Coffee (cover) Folk Jan 20, 2007 2104
Streets of your town (cover) Alternative Jan 6, 2007 2481
Hollywood Cinema Alternative Dec 31, 2006 1496
3 a.m. Bar (A Perfect Stranger) Alternative Dec 17, 2006 2120
I Saw A Woman Walking Folk Dec 9, 2006 1569
Final Curtain Alternative Nov 26, 2006 1327
If That's What It Takes Alternative Nov 12, 2006 1894
The Silver Screen Alternative Nov 5, 2006 2016
Town at my heels Alternative Oct 29, 2006 2059
Day For Night Alternative Oct 11, 2006 2001
The Last Picture Show Alternative Oct 8, 2006 1905
Same Old Story Rock Jan 28, 2006 1714
Fragments II (stevel collab) Alternative Oct 22, 2005 1591

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Short & Sweet Dyl Alternative 524
Superhuman Man (has died) JHarley Alternative 515
Devil Who Cares (harmony mix) Mystified Folk 689
Ensam brnPetra [+1] Alternative 906
If You Should Die pharmakeus [+1] Electronica 1353
An Unremarkable Man JHarley Alternative 1152
Helpless (Neil Young Cover) Auriemma Folk 683
I Wrote This Song For You Auriemma Folk 561
Greater London JHarley Alternative 834
He's a man JHarley Alternative 881
Gates Return TheTiler Folk 1010
Achilles Last Stand [Led Zep Cover] artneuro [+1] Rock 2562
Green Eyes Matt Granz [+2] Rock 2311
Sadly Beautiful (Replacements cover) Dyl Alternative 2178
Father Time Mystified Folk 1706
the unfaithful servant ( the band cover ) calebrity Country 771
Fire (Jimi Hendrix Experience Cover) Tony2008 Rock 3718
Spinning Away (Eno/Cale) sonic_magpie [+4] Alternative 3484
Like a Rolling Stone + RC MikeRC [+1] Rock 1290
As I Went Out One Morning Dyl Rock 1641
How To Fight Loneliness Dyl Folk 1506
Beat It (Michael Jackson Cover) artneuro [+1] Rock 6306
The Sun Is Rising In The West Dyl Folk 2036
I Just Wasn't Made For These Times (Beach Boys Cover) Matthew1010 Rock 1140
Ballad Of Easy Rider (Byrds cover) Dyl Folk 1395
Do You Know Me ? Dyl [+2] Alternative 3629
We Stand As One jkane [+1] Alternative 2254
how low buckhorn [+1] Country 1086
In Session @ The BBC (20th May 2005) zallaz [+2] Rock 1788
more than one - x files mix sonic_magpie [+3] Other 1467
Cat's Coffee Shop sonic_magpie [+2] Alternative 2669
Blues On My Mind Dyl Folk 1785
Hold On thenownows [+2] Pop 1838
inchworm Mystified Ambient 1520
Bonnie & Clyde Dyl [+2] Rock 4864
His SK1 particledots [+1] Ambient 1253
Industrielle #2--Subterranean Mystified Ambient 1304
in a darksome wood Mystified Ambient 1507
Tonight I heard your bells LightspeedFutureLullaby Electronica 1130
Mental Cowboy Dude (with a test card) sonic_magpie [+2] Other 5230
Simple Twist Of Fate Dyl Folk 2632
Regents Park sonic_magpie [+3] Alternative 1723
a passing cloud Mystified Classical 1581
namio particledots Electronica 4694
Angel Mungo Ambient 1559
The Sound and Shape of the Words sonic_magpie Ambient 1826
Wonderful sonic_magpie [+3] Alternative 1779
Birthday Waltz Mystified New Age 3997
Time Traveler Ignoramus [+2] Rock 2816
Good Lighting Advocates for Starry Skies particledots [+1] Classical 1490
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