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
Refrain Alternative Oct 25, 2017 198
Falling Down - revised mix Alternative Oct 1, 2017 150
Threw away the key Alternative Jun 10, 2017 183
Broken Toy Alternative Mar 19, 2017 234
The love that swiped my heart Alternative Feb 26, 2017 409
A Simple Affair Alternative Oct 29, 2016 301
Stop wasting my time Alternative Mar 13, 2016 369
Ocean in the Sun Alternative Dec 23, 2015 278
Nowheresville Alternative Jul 13, 2015 515
Were you Ever (remix) Alternative Apr 19, 2015 411
This Whole Day Alternative Jan 5, 2015 782
Moments in the cold Alternative Dec 8, 2014 408
Contender Alternative Nov 18, 2014 359
Sunnyside Down Alternative Sep 20, 2014 507
Oh What a Dream Alternative Apr 29, 2014 769
Sweet Constance Jane Folk Apr 20, 2014 578
Going Home Alternative Mar 31, 2014 600
Goin' Back Country Mar 11, 2014 464
The Die is cast Alternative Jan 27, 2014 458
Wild Glow Alternative Dec 31, 2013 301
Shadows Alternative Nov 25, 2013 291
Unforgiven Tears Alternative Oct 9, 2013 1422
Roy B Blues Blues Sep 16, 2013 597
My Girlfriend's Exhibition Alternative Sep 5, 2013 1360
Your Beauty Alternative Jul 14, 2013 391
Heroes (Bowie cover) Alternative Jun 10, 2013 776
Only Tomorrow Alternative Jun 5, 2013 349
Whatever (version 2) Alternative Apr 16, 2013 403
Slide Away Alternative Mar 12, 2013 368
Under her spell Alternative Feb 24, 2013 407
Slipstream Alternative Jan 19, 2013 388
Last Train Alternative Nov 9, 2012 300
Painted Blue Alternative Oct 20, 2012 314
This time it's real Alternative Jul 31, 2012 655
Cold Light of Fate Alternative Jul 21, 2012 494
Shadow of yourself Alternative Jun 27, 2012 467
Wave Memories 3 Alternative May 7, 2012 327
Off the Shelf Alternative Apr 22, 2012 356
Everything is alright Alternative Apr 4, 2012 417
Duet for One (interlude) Alternative Feb 16, 2012 596
All that love can do Alternative Feb 13, 2012 616
Lately Alternative Jan 3, 2012 592
Walls Alternative Dec 21, 2011 326
Someday Maybe Alternative Oct 26, 2011 452
The Sun Goes Down On You Alternative Sep 20, 2011 343
Another Side of the Dream Alternative Aug 30, 2011 410
Present tense girl Alternative Aug 3, 2011 542
The Customer is Always Wrong Alternative Mar 15, 2011 451
Night Time Alternative Dec 4, 2010 887
Dreamin Out Loud Alternative Jun 13, 2010 616
Oh my Darlin (acoustic session) Country May 30, 2010 772
Sunchasers Alternative May 11, 2010 599
Bringing all the tears Alternative May 3, 2010 599
Cliches Alternative Mar 29, 2010 516
Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime Alternative Feb 28, 2010 1250
The Voyage Pop Feb 17, 2010 692
Every Chosen Party Alternative Jan 16, 2010 545
Electricity Alternative Dec 22, 2009 855
Beautiful Mistake Alternative Oct 10, 2009 929
Tell Me Something Folk Feb 10, 2009 1060
Such A Shame Alternative Jan 25, 2009 679
If Words Don't Fail Me Now Alternative Jan 10, 2009 835
She Slips Away Alternative Nov 11, 2008 872
Feeling Lucky Alternative Nov 2, 2008 646
Delayer Rock Oct 26, 2008 767
Autumn Interlude Folk Oct 20, 2008 868
Commence to Landing Rock Sep 7, 2008 829
Hands full of Rain Blues Aug 29, 2008 648
If You Don't Know Blues Aug 19, 2008 776
Last Century Alternative Jul 27, 2008 692
It Ain't Easy Alternative Jul 7, 2008 763
Walking Wounded Alternative Jun 28, 2008 731
Every Dying Sun Alternative Jun 10, 2008 677
Story of the Blues Alternative Jun 1, 2008 919
Tell Fate That I am Busy Alternative May 25, 2008 973
Vanity Fair Alternative May 18, 2008 812
Waking Life Alternative May 11, 2008 902
Consequences Alternative Apr 27, 2008 629
Echo Sunday Rock Apr 20, 2008 826
Travelling Light Folk Apr 12, 2008 1126
Call it friendo Alternative Mar 30, 2008 806
Not Welcome (in this heart anymore) Alternative Mar 25, 2008 1034
Empty Stage Folk Mar 11, 2008 923
Feb'ry Blues Blues Feb 2, 2008 616
Babe its gonna be alright Folk Jan 27, 2008 649
Stolen Moments Alternative Jan 7, 2008 594
Voodoo Room Alternative Dec 30, 2007 984
Christmas Time is Near Holiday Dec 18, 2007 820
Loose Change Folk Nov 24, 2007 986
Guided Missile Alternative Nov 11, 2007 805
Double Dutch Alternative Nov 5, 2007 752
The Active Girls Folk Oct 29, 2007 1430
Secret Smile Pop Oct 14, 2007 907
Hutchins Rock Oct 5, 2007 797
Lost To The Night Alternative Aug 4, 2007 1015
Wrecked and Beautiful Alternative Jul 7, 2007 1018
Feeling Loud Alternative Jul 5, 2007 1160
Low Rent Heart Rock Jul 1, 2007 842
Summer's Coming - electric Alternative Jun 23, 2007 977
Summer's Coming - acoustic Folk Jun 23, 2007 1033
Checking Out Folk May 19, 2007 954
Carol Folk Apr 22, 2007 1261
Nothing Needed Saying Folk Feb 17, 2007 1211
My Fate In Her Eyes (remix) Alternative Feb 11, 2007 865
Fridge magnetic north Alternative Feb 9, 2007 1100
Moving On Folk Jan 13, 2007 1466
The Sofa of Sound Setups Jan 1, 2007 956
Late December Interlude Ambient Dec 29, 2006 1645
Angelina Folk Dec 3, 2006 1683
Desolation Alternative Nov 19, 2006 1264
Sleepwalking back to you Alternative Oct 16, 2006 1639
In Plain View Ambient Oct 1, 2006 1435
Keep rockin' me (baby blue) Rock Sep 15, 2006 1923
Autumn Leaves Alternative Sep 9, 2006 1177
Feeling my way (remix) Blues Sep 3, 2006 1206
Pirate's Lament Explicit Folk Aug 30, 2006 2204
Stars (Mysti space siren mix) Collab Alternative Aug 24, 2006 1594
Country Feel (set me free) Alternative Aug 24, 2006 1014
Traces of the truth Rock Aug 12, 2006 847
Wave Memories New Age Aug 10, 2006 1495
Disengage (from the souls you distrust) - featuring Rebsie Fairholm Folk Jul 17, 2006 1735
Hollywood Folk Jul 14, 2006 818
Leap of Faith Alternative Jul 6, 2006 796
La-di-dah (remix) Collab Folk Jun 21, 2006 1199
Pretty Sheeva (long edit) Alternative Jun 15, 2006 1195
Fate in her eyes Alternative May 26, 2006 881
Spaghetti Junction Country May 21, 2006 1022
How low can you go? Folk May 6, 2006 1887
Fade Away (Dreams aren't real) Alternative Apr 21, 2006 956
As long as it mattered Folk Apr 10, 2006 928
Don't say the word is now Folk Mar 20, 2006 936
You were the one Folk Mar 12, 2006 1019
Absolution Rock Feb 25, 2006 938
Amnesiac's Reunion (demo) Folk Feb 25, 2006 993
DWTD Collab Electronica Feb 18, 2006 1573
You can discover Folk Jan 27, 2006 1074
The Drift Rock Jan 6, 2006 869
Deeper than blue Folk Dec 16, 2005 2755
Back to the Start Rock Dec 11, 2005 981
Same old story (remix) Folk Oct 27, 2005 1060
Lil New Age Oct 22, 2005 947
The tide runs high Folk Oct 20, 2005 2113
A Hand In the Dark Folk Jun 12, 2005 2592

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
Deeper Than Blue Alternative Aug 10, 2010 1091
everything merges with AN Other seamonster in the underpass Other Aug 10, 2009 983
So What? Folk Nov 23, 2008 1275
how low Country Sep 19, 2008 1117
Lemon Grove Nights Folk Aug 12, 2008 1151
Seize the Day (live at the coffeehouse) Folk Jun 19, 2008 1495
The Hanging Tree Folk Apr 28, 2008 1744
Regents Park Alternative Feb 5, 2008 1775
The Desert Song Alternative Jan 22, 2008 1567
Goodbye Ambient Jan 20, 2008 1246
The Road Goes On Blues Oct 1, 2007 1526
Lonesome Orphan Molly Folk Aug 27, 2007 1795
Believe it to be seen Alternative Jul 15, 2007 1273
Twilight Stories Alternative Jun 11, 2007 1219
Flying High Alternative May 14, 2007 1604
Hazy Feeling Alternative Apr 22, 2007 1356
Dream With You Ambient Apr 17, 2007 1855
Someone Somewhere Alternative Feb 25, 2007 1713
One More Cup of Coffee (cover) Folk Jan 20, 2007 2143
Streets of your town (cover) Alternative Jan 6, 2007 2524
Hollywood Cinema Alternative Dec 31, 2006 1536
3 a.m. Bar (A Perfect Stranger) Alternative Dec 17, 2006 2179
I Saw A Woman Walking Folk Dec 9, 2006 1602
Final Curtain Alternative Nov 26, 2006 1360
If That's What It Takes Alternative Nov 12, 2006 1940
The Silver Screen Alternative Nov 5, 2006 2061
Town at my heels Alternative Oct 29, 2006 2110
Day For Night Alternative Oct 11, 2006 2047
The Last Picture Show Alternative Oct 8, 2006 1949
Same Old Story Rock Jan 28, 2006 1742
Fragments II (stevel collab) Alternative Oct 22, 2005 1637

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Short & Sweet Dyl Alternative 696
Superhuman Man (has died) JHarley Alternative 570
Devil Who Cares (harmony mix) Mystified Folk 732
Ensam brnPetra [+1] Alternative 948
If You Should Die pharmakeus [+1] Electronica 1414
An Unremarkable Man JHarley Alternative 1215
Helpless (Neil Young Cover) Auriemma Folk 709
I Wrote This Song For You Auriemma Folk 585
Greater London JHarley Alternative 875
He's a man JHarley Alternative 949
Gates Return TheTiler Folk 1038
Achilles Last Stand [Led Zep Cover] artneuro [+1] Rock 2625
Green Eyes Matt Granz [+2] Rock 2371
Sadly Beautiful (Replacements cover) Dyl Alternative 2226
Father Time Mystified Folk 1761
the unfaithful servant ( the band cover ) calebrity Country 806
Fire (Jimi Hendrix Experience Cover) Tony2008 Rock 3777
Spinning Away (Eno/Cale) sonic_magpie [+4] Alternative 3552
Like a Rolling Stone + RC MikeRC [+1] Rock 1333
As I Went Out One Morning Dyl Rock 1692
How To Fight Loneliness Dyl Folk 1569
Beat It (Michael Jackson Cover) artneuro [+1] Rock 6391
The Sun Is Rising In The West Dyl Folk 2109
I Just Wasn't Made For These Times (Beach Boys Cover) Matthew1010 Rock 1168
Ballad Of Easy Rider (Byrds cover) Dyl Folk 1417
Do You Know Me ? Dyl [+2] Alternative 3728
We Stand As One jkane [+1] Alternative 2287
how low buckhorn [+1] Country 1117
In Session @ The BBC (20th May 2005) zallaz [+2] Rock 1864
more than one - x files mix sonic_magpie [+3] Other 1523
Cat's Coffee Shop sonic_magpie [+2] Alternative 2710
Blues On My Mind Dyl Folk 1827
Hold On thenownows [+2] Pop 1902
inchworm Mystified Ambient 1561
Bonnie & Clyde Dyl [+2] Rock 4945
His SK1 particledots [+1] Ambient 1299
Industrielle #2--Subterranean Mystified Ambient 1345
in a darksome wood Mystified Ambient 1563
Tonight I heard your bells LightspeedFutureLullaby Electronica 1161
Mental Cowboy Dude (with a test card) sonic_magpie [+2] Other 5278
Simple Twist Of Fate Dyl Folk 2699
Regents Park sonic_magpie [+3] Alternative 1775
a passing cloud Mystified Classical 1620
namio particledots Electronica 4740
Angel Mungo Ambient 1601
The Sound and Shape of the Words sonic_magpie Ambient 1858
Wonderful sonic_magpie [+3] Alternative 1832
Birthday Waltz Mystified New Age 4090
Time Traveler Ignoramus [+2] Rock 2882
Good Lighting Advocates for Starry Skies particledots [+1] Classical 1528
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