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
While Time Fades Away Alternative Feb 4, 2018 97
Refrain Alternative Oct 25, 2017 283
Falling Down - revised mix Alternative Oct 1, 2017 170
Threw away the key Alternative Jun 10, 2017 229
Broken Toy Alternative Mar 19, 2017 242
The love that swiped my heart Alternative Feb 26, 2017 469
A Simple Affair Alternative Oct 29, 2016 328
Stop wasting my time Alternative Mar 13, 2016 379
Ocean in the Sun Alternative Dec 23, 2015 281
Nowheresville Alternative Jul 13, 2015 519
Were you Ever (remix) Alternative Apr 19, 2015 418
This Whole Day Alternative Jan 5, 2015 791
Moments in the cold Alternative Dec 8, 2014 416
Contender Alternative Nov 18, 2014 370
Sunnyside Down Alternative Sep 20, 2014 515
Oh What a Dream Alternative Apr 29, 2014 777
Sweet Constance Jane Folk Apr 20, 2014 589
Going Home Alternative Mar 31, 2014 610
Goin' Back Country Mar 11, 2014 467
The Die is cast Alternative Jan 27, 2014 465
Wild Glow Alternative Dec 31, 2013 310
Shadows Alternative Nov 25, 2013 296
Unforgiven Tears Alternative Oct 9, 2013 1425
Roy B Blues Blues Sep 16, 2013 601
My Girlfriend's Exhibition Alternative Sep 5, 2013 1374
Your Beauty Alternative Jul 14, 2013 400
Heroes (Bowie cover) Alternative Jun 10, 2013 779
Only Tomorrow Alternative Jun 5, 2013 353
Whatever (version 2) Alternative Apr 16, 2013 411
Slide Away Alternative Mar 12, 2013 371
Under her spell Alternative Feb 24, 2013 410
Slipstream Alternative Jan 19, 2013 396
Last Train Alternative Nov 9, 2012 303
Painted Blue Alternative Oct 20, 2012 317
This time it's real Alternative Jul 31, 2012 661
Cold Light of Fate Alternative Jul 21, 2012 497
Shadow of yourself Alternative Jun 27, 2012 474
Wave Memories 3 Alternative May 7, 2012 331
Off the Shelf Alternative Apr 22, 2012 359
Everything is alright Alternative Apr 4, 2012 423
Duet for One (interlude) Alternative Feb 16, 2012 598
All that love can do Alternative Feb 13, 2012 623
Lately Alternative Jan 3, 2012 597
Walls Alternative Dec 21, 2011 330
Someday Maybe Alternative Oct 26, 2011 458
The Sun Goes Down On You Alternative Sep 20, 2011 346
Another Side of the Dream Alternative Aug 30, 2011 421
Present tense girl Alternative Aug 3, 2011 545
The Customer is Always Wrong Alternative Mar 15, 2011 461
Night Time Alternative Dec 4, 2010 897
Dreamin Out Loud Alternative Jun 13, 2010 617
Oh my Darlin (acoustic session) Country May 30, 2010 778
Sunchasers Alternative May 11, 2010 608
Bringing all the tears Alternative May 3, 2010 601
Cliches Alternative Mar 29, 2010 520
Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime Alternative Feb 28, 2010 1259
The Voyage Pop Feb 17, 2010 702
Every Chosen Party Alternative Jan 16, 2010 548
Electricity Alternative Dec 22, 2009 861
Beautiful Mistake Alternative Oct 10, 2009 931
Tell Me Something Folk Feb 10, 2009 1068
Such A Shame Alternative Jan 25, 2009 683
If Words Don't Fail Me Now Alternative Jan 10, 2009 840
She Slips Away Alternative Nov 11, 2008 880
Feeling Lucky Alternative Nov 2, 2008 652
Delayer Rock Oct 26, 2008 776
Autumn Interlude Folk Oct 20, 2008 882
Commence to Landing Rock Sep 7, 2008 835
Hands full of Rain Blues Aug 29, 2008 654
If You Don't Know Blues Aug 19, 2008 783
Last Century Alternative Jul 27, 2008 700
It Ain't Easy Alternative Jul 7, 2008 774
Walking Wounded Alternative Jun 28, 2008 739
Every Dying Sun Alternative Jun 10, 2008 684
Story of the Blues Alternative Jun 1, 2008 930
Tell Fate That I am Busy Alternative May 25, 2008 980
Vanity Fair Alternative May 18, 2008 824
Waking Life Alternative May 11, 2008 910
Consequences Alternative Apr 27, 2008 636
Echo Sunday Rock Apr 20, 2008 832
Travelling Light Folk Apr 12, 2008 1136
Call it friendo Alternative Mar 30, 2008 823
Not Welcome (in this heart anymore) Alternative Mar 25, 2008 1048
Empty Stage Folk Mar 11, 2008 930
Feb'ry Blues Blues Feb 2, 2008 622
Babe its gonna be alright Folk Jan 27, 2008 654
Stolen Moments Alternative Jan 7, 2008 598
Voodoo Room Alternative Dec 30, 2007 994
Christmas Time is Near Holiday Dec 18, 2007 830
Loose Change Folk Nov 24, 2007 991
Guided Missile Alternative Nov 11, 2007 815
Double Dutch Alternative Nov 5, 2007 759
The Active Girls Folk Oct 29, 2007 1440
Secret Smile Pop Oct 14, 2007 913
Hutchins Rock Oct 5, 2007 802
Lost To The Night Alternative Aug 4, 2007 1029
Wrecked and Beautiful Alternative Jul 7, 2007 1032
Feeling Loud Alternative Jul 5, 2007 1168
Low Rent Heart Rock Jul 1, 2007 861
Summer's Coming - electric Alternative Jun 23, 2007 984
Summer's Coming - acoustic Folk Jun 23, 2007 1048
Checking Out Folk May 19, 2007 964
Carol Folk Apr 22, 2007 1273
Nothing Needed Saying Folk Feb 17, 2007 1226
My Fate In Her Eyes (remix) Alternative Feb 11, 2007 873
Fridge magnetic north Alternative Feb 9, 2007 1107
Moving On Folk Jan 13, 2007 1474
The Sofa of Sound Setups Jan 1, 2007 965
Late December Interlude Ambient Dec 29, 2006 1655
Angelina Folk Dec 3, 2006 1692
Desolation Alternative Nov 19, 2006 1285
Sleepwalking back to you Alternative Oct 16, 2006 1649
In Plain View Ambient Oct 1, 2006 1446
Keep rockin' me (baby blue) Rock Sep 15, 2006 1933
Autumn Leaves Alternative Sep 9, 2006 1184
Feeling my way (remix) Blues Sep 3, 2006 1215
Pirate's Lament Explicit Folk Aug 30, 2006 2210
Stars (Mysti space siren mix) Collab Alternative Aug 24, 2006 1613
Country Feel (set me free) Alternative Aug 24, 2006 1025
Traces of the truth Rock Aug 12, 2006 854
Wave Memories New Age Aug 10, 2006 1501
Disengage (from the souls you distrust) - featuring Rebsie Fairholm Folk Jul 17, 2006 1748
Hollywood Folk Jul 14, 2006 827
Leap of Faith Alternative Jul 6, 2006 800
La-di-dah (remix) Collab Folk Jun 21, 2006 1209
Pretty Sheeva (long edit) Alternative Jun 15, 2006 1203
Fate in her eyes Alternative May 26, 2006 885
Spaghetti Junction Country May 21, 2006 1031
How low can you go? Folk May 6, 2006 1903
Fade Away (Dreams aren't real) Alternative Apr 21, 2006 962
As long as it mattered Folk Apr 10, 2006 936
Don't say the word is now Folk Mar 20, 2006 945
You were the one Folk Mar 12, 2006 1024
Absolution Rock Feb 25, 2006 943
Amnesiac's Reunion (demo) Folk Feb 25, 2006 1000
DWTD Collab Electronica Feb 18, 2006 1583
You can discover Folk Jan 27, 2006 1084
The Drift Rock Jan 6, 2006 878
Deeper than blue Folk Dec 16, 2005 2764
Back to the Start Rock Dec 11, 2005 986
Same old story (remix) Folk Oct 27, 2005 1067
Lil New Age Oct 22, 2005 953
The tide runs high Folk Oct 20, 2005 2131
A Hand In the Dark Folk Jun 12, 2005 2602

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
Deeper Than Blue Alternative Aug 10, 2010 1111
everything merges with AN Other seamonster in the underpass Other Aug 10, 2009 994
So What? Folk Nov 23, 2008 1291
how low Country Sep 19, 2008 1130
Lemon Grove Nights Folk Aug 12, 2008 1173
Seize the Day (live at the coffeehouse) Folk Jun 19, 2008 1520
The Hanging Tree Folk Apr 28, 2008 1769
Regents Park Alternative Feb 5, 2008 1798
The Desert Song Alternative Jan 22, 2008 1588
Goodbye Ambient Jan 20, 2008 1265
The Road Goes On Blues Oct 1, 2007 1546
Lonesome Orphan Molly Folk Aug 27, 2007 1824
Believe it to be seen Alternative Jul 15, 2007 1285
Twilight Stories Alternative Jun 11, 2007 1235
Flying High Alternative May 14, 2007 1620
Hazy Feeling Alternative Apr 22, 2007 1380
Dream With You Ambient Apr 17, 2007 1872
Someone Somewhere Alternative Feb 25, 2007 1731
One More Cup of Coffee (cover) Folk Jan 20, 2007 2162
Streets of your town (cover) Alternative Jan 6, 2007 2543
Hollywood Cinema Alternative Dec 31, 2006 1564
3 a.m. Bar (A Perfect Stranger) Alternative Dec 17, 2006 2206
I Saw A Woman Walking Folk Dec 9, 2006 1615
Final Curtain Alternative Nov 26, 2006 1375
If That's What It Takes Alternative Nov 12, 2006 1961
The Silver Screen Alternative Nov 5, 2006 2093
Town at my heels Alternative Oct 29, 2006 2134
Day For Night Alternative Oct 11, 2006 2063
The Last Picture Show Alternative Oct 8, 2006 1977
Same Old Story Rock Jan 28, 2006 1752
Fragments II (stevel collab) Alternative Oct 22, 2005 1659

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Short & Sweet Dyl Alternative 969
Superhuman Man (has died) JHarley Alternative 587
Devil Who Cares (harmony mix) Mystified Folk 752
Ensam brnPetra [+1] Alternative 959
If You Should Die pharmakeus [+1] Electronica 1440
An Unremarkable Man JHarley Alternative 1238
Helpless (Neil Young Cover) Auriemma Folk 724
I Wrote This Song For You Auriemma Folk 590
Greater London JHarley Alternative 889
He's a man JHarley Alternative 993
Gates Return TheTiler Folk 1063
Achilles Last Stand [Led Zep Cover] artneuro [+1] Rock 2654
Green Eyes Matt Granz [+2] Rock 2393
Sadly Beautiful (Replacements cover) Dyl Alternative 2285
Father Time Mystified Folk 1797
the unfaithful servant ( the band cover ) calebrity Country 808
Fire (Jimi Hendrix Experience Cover) Tony2008 Rock 3800
Spinning Away (Eno/Cale) sonic_magpie [+4] Alternative 3574
Like a Rolling Stone + RC MikeRC [+1] Rock 1341
As I Went Out One Morning Dyl Rock 1705
How To Fight Loneliness Dyl Folk 1617
Beat It (Michael Jackson Cover) artneuro [+1] Rock 6429
The Sun Is Rising In The West Dyl Folk 2141
I Just Wasn't Made For These Times (Beach Boys Cover) Matthew1010 Rock 1178
Ballad Of Easy Rider (Byrds cover) Dyl Folk 1425
Do You Know Me ? Dyl [+2] Alternative 3786
We Stand As One jkane [+1] Alternative 2304
how low buckhorn [+1] Country 1130
In Session @ The BBC (20th May 2005) zallaz [+2] Rock 1888
more than one - x files mix sonic_magpie [+3] Other 1548
Cat's Coffee Shop sonic_magpie [+2] Alternative 2726
Blues On My Mind Dyl Folk 1844
Hold On thenownows [+2] Pop 1936
inchworm Mystified Ambient 1583
Bonnie & Clyde Dyl [+2] Rock 4995
His SK1 particledots [+1] Ambient 1309
Industrielle #2--Subterranean Mystified Ambient 1376
in a darksome wood Mystified Ambient 1593
Tonight I heard your bells LightspeedFutureLullaby Electronica 1176
Mental Cowboy Dude (with a test card) sonic_magpie [+2] Other 5307
Simple Twist Of Fate Dyl Folk 2737
Regents Park sonic_magpie [+3] Alternative 1798
a passing cloud Mystified Classical 1641
namio particledots Electronica 4758
Angel Mungo Ambient 1624
The Sound and Shape of the Words sonic_magpie Ambient 1881
Wonderful sonic_magpie [+3] Alternative 1853
Birthday Waltz Mystified New Age 4176
Time Traveler Ignoramus [+2] Rock 2927
Good Lighting Advocates for Starry Skies particledots [+1] Classical 1547
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