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
Love's A Chance Alternative Apr 21, 2018 143
While Time Fades Away Alternative Feb 4, 2018 226
Refrain Alternative Oct 25, 2017 343
Falling Down - revised mix Alternative Oct 1, 2017 200
Threw away the key Alternative Jun 10, 2017 451
Broken Toy Alternative Mar 19, 2017 267
The love that swiped my heart Alternative Feb 26, 2017 809
A Simple Affair Alternative Oct 29, 2016 358
Stop wasting my time Alternative Mar 13, 2016 392
Ocean in the Sun Alternative Dec 23, 2015 298
Nowheresville Alternative Jul 13, 2015 536
Were you Ever (remix) Alternative Apr 19, 2015 427
This Whole Day Alternative Jan 5, 2015 816
Moments in the cold Alternative Dec 8, 2014 438
Contender Alternative Nov 18, 2014 391
Sunnyside Down Alternative Sep 20, 2014 530
Oh What a Dream Alternative Apr 29, 2014 787
Sweet Constance Jane Folk Apr 20, 2014 606
Going Home Alternative Mar 31, 2014 640
Goin' Back Country Mar 11, 2014 483
The Die is cast Alternative Jan 27, 2014 473
Wild Glow Alternative Dec 31, 2013 321
Shadows Alternative Nov 25, 2013 307
Unforgiven Tears Alternative Oct 9, 2013 1434
Roy B Blues Blues Sep 16, 2013 611
My Girlfriend's Exhibition Alternative Sep 5, 2013 1415
Your Beauty Alternative Jul 14, 2013 418
Heroes (Bowie cover) Alternative Jun 10, 2013 801
Only Tomorrow Alternative Jun 5, 2013 363
Whatever (version 2) Alternative Apr 16, 2013 426
Slide Away Alternative Mar 12, 2013 379
Under her spell Alternative Feb 24, 2013 420
Slipstream Alternative Jan 19, 2013 413
Last Train Alternative Nov 9, 2012 314
Painted Blue Alternative Oct 20, 2012 325
This time it's real Alternative Jul 31, 2012 689
Cold Light of Fate Alternative Jul 21, 2012 506
Shadow of yourself Alternative Jun 27, 2012 483
Wave Memories 3 Alternative May 7, 2012 345
Off the Shelf Alternative Apr 22, 2012 375
Everything is alright Alternative Apr 4, 2012 434
Duet for One (interlude) Alternative Feb 16, 2012 616
All that love can do Alternative Feb 13, 2012 638
Lately Alternative Jan 3, 2012 619
Walls Alternative Dec 21, 2011 341
Someday Maybe Alternative Oct 26, 2011 470
The Sun Goes Down On You Alternative Sep 20, 2011 354
Another Side of the Dream Alternative Aug 30, 2011 437
Present tense girl Alternative Aug 3, 2011 557
The Customer is Always Wrong Alternative Mar 15, 2011 475
Night Time Alternative Dec 4, 2010 916
Dreamin Out Loud Alternative Jun 13, 2010 629
Oh my Darlin (acoustic session) Country May 30, 2010 809
Sunchasers Alternative May 11, 2010 620
Bringing all the tears Alternative May 3, 2010 612
Cliches Alternative Mar 29, 2010 531
Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime Alternative Feb 28, 2010 1286
The Voyage Pop Feb 17, 2010 713
Every Chosen Party Alternative Jan 16, 2010 557
Electricity Alternative Dec 22, 2009 877
Beautiful Mistake Alternative Oct 10, 2009 944
Tell Me Something Folk Feb 10, 2009 1082
Such A Shame Alternative Jan 25, 2009 693
If Words Don't Fail Me Now Alternative Jan 10, 2009 853
She Slips Away Alternative Nov 11, 2008 894
Feeling Lucky Alternative Nov 2, 2008 663
Delayer Rock Oct 26, 2008 795
Autumn Interlude Folk Oct 20, 2008 898
Commence to Landing Rock Sep 7, 2008 847
Hands full of Rain Blues Aug 29, 2008 677
If You Don't Know Blues Aug 19, 2008 797
Last Century Alternative Jul 27, 2008 716
It Ain't Easy Alternative Jul 7, 2008 795
Walking Wounded Alternative Jun 28, 2008 751
Every Dying Sun Alternative Jun 10, 2008 702
Story of the Blues Alternative Jun 1, 2008 948
Tell Fate That I am Busy Alternative May 25, 2008 993
Vanity Fair Alternative May 18, 2008 841
Waking Life Alternative May 11, 2008 925
Consequences Alternative Apr 27, 2008 647
Echo Sunday Rock Apr 20, 2008 844
Travelling Light Folk Apr 12, 2008 1154
Call it friendo Alternative Mar 30, 2008 841
Not Welcome (in this heart anymore) Alternative Mar 25, 2008 1067
Empty Stage Folk Mar 11, 2008 946
Feb'ry Blues Blues Feb 2, 2008 632
Babe its gonna be alright Folk Jan 27, 2008 671
Stolen Moments Alternative Jan 7, 2008 610
Voodoo Room Alternative Dec 30, 2007 1009
Christmas Time is Near Holiday Dec 18, 2007 845
Loose Change Folk Nov 24, 2007 1004
Guided Missile Alternative Nov 11, 2007 828
Double Dutch Alternative Nov 5, 2007 776
The Active Girls Folk Oct 29, 2007 1463
Secret Smile Pop Oct 14, 2007 926
Hutchins Rock Oct 5, 2007 817
Lost To The Night Alternative Aug 4, 2007 1054
Wrecked and Beautiful Alternative Jul 7, 2007 1049
Feeling Loud Alternative Jul 5, 2007 1190
Low Rent Heart Rock Jul 1, 2007 876
Summer's Coming - electric Alternative Jun 23, 2007 1003
Summer's Coming - acoustic Folk Jun 23, 2007 1068
Checking Out Folk May 19, 2007 985
Carol Folk Apr 22, 2007 1290
Nothing Needed Saying Folk Feb 17, 2007 1243
My Fate In Her Eyes (remix) Alternative Feb 11, 2007 887
Fridge magnetic north Alternative Feb 9, 2007 1123
Moving On Folk Jan 13, 2007 1498
The Sofa of Sound Setups Jan 1, 2007 986
Late December Interlude Ambient Dec 29, 2006 1670
Angelina Folk Dec 3, 2006 1711
Desolation Alternative Nov 19, 2006 1307
Sleepwalking back to you Alternative Oct 16, 2006 1669
In Plain View Ambient Oct 1, 2006 1464
Keep rockin' me (baby blue) Rock Sep 15, 2006 1962
Autumn Leaves Alternative Sep 9, 2006 1194
Feeling my way (remix) Blues Sep 3, 2006 1233
Pirate's Lament Explicit Folk Aug 30, 2006 2229
Stars (Mysti space siren mix) Collab Alternative Aug 24, 2006 1635
Country Feel (set me free) Alternative Aug 24, 2006 1038
Traces of the truth Rock Aug 12, 2006 865
Wave Memories New Age Aug 10, 2006 1521
Disengage (from the souls you distrust) - featuring Rebsie Fairholm Folk Jul 17, 2006 1767
Hollywood Folk Jul 14, 2006 840
Leap of Faith Alternative Jul 6, 2006 812
La-di-dah (remix) Collab Folk Jun 21, 2006 1224
Pretty Sheeva (long edit) Alternative Jun 15, 2006 1216
Fate in her eyes Alternative May 26, 2006 900
Spaghetti Junction Country May 21, 2006 1046
How low can you go? Folk May 6, 2006 1920
Fade Away (Dreams aren't real) Alternative Apr 21, 2006 977
As long as it mattered Folk Apr 10, 2006 951
Don't say the word is now Folk Mar 20, 2006 961
You were the one Folk Mar 12, 2006 1034
Absolution Rock Feb 25, 2006 958
Amnesiac's Reunion (demo) Folk Feb 25, 2006 1018
DWTD Collab Electronica Feb 18, 2006 1606
You can discover Folk Jan 27, 2006 1097
The Drift Rock Jan 6, 2006 902
Deeper than blue Folk Dec 16, 2005 2787
Back to the Start Rock Dec 11, 2005 999
Same old story (remix) Folk Oct 27, 2005 1079
Lil New Age Oct 22, 2005 964
The tide runs high Folk Oct 20, 2005 2151
A Hand In the Dark Folk Jun 12, 2005 2622

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
Deeper Than Blue Alternative Aug 10, 2010 1130
everything merges with AN Other seamonster in the underpass Other Aug 10, 2009 1020
So What? Folk Nov 23, 2008 1319
how low Country Sep 19, 2008 1150
Lemon Grove Nights Folk Aug 12, 2008 1203
Seize the Day (live at the coffeehouse) Folk Jun 19, 2008 1549
The Hanging Tree Folk Apr 28, 2008 1814
Regents Park Alternative Feb 5, 2008 1830
The Desert Song Alternative Jan 22, 2008 1619
Goodbye Ambient Jan 20, 2008 1295
The Road Goes On Blues Oct 1, 2007 1569
Lonesome Orphan Molly Folk Aug 27, 2007 1865
Believe it to be seen Alternative Jul 15, 2007 1311
Twilight Stories Alternative Jun 11, 2007 1257
Flying High Alternative May 14, 2007 1650
Hazy Feeling Alternative Apr 22, 2007 1414
Dream With You Ambient Apr 17, 2007 1903
Someone Somewhere Alternative Feb 25, 2007 1753
One More Cup of Coffee (cover) Folk Jan 20, 2007 2193
Streets of your town (cover) Alternative Jan 6, 2007 2571
Hollywood Cinema Alternative Dec 31, 2006 1595
3 a.m. Bar (A Perfect Stranger) Alternative Dec 17, 2006 2250
I Saw A Woman Walking Folk Dec 9, 2006 1636
Final Curtain Alternative Nov 26, 2006 1415
If That's What It Takes Alternative Nov 12, 2006 1986
The Silver Screen Alternative Nov 5, 2006 2133
Town at my heels Alternative Oct 29, 2006 2170
Day For Night Alternative Oct 11, 2006 2094
The Last Picture Show Alternative Oct 8, 2006 2003
Same Old Story Rock Jan 28, 2006 1773
Fragments II (stevel collab) Alternative Oct 22, 2005 1682

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Brushfire Dyl [+1] Rock 232
Short & Sweet Dyl Alternative 1432
Superhuman Man (has died) JHarley Alternative 633
Devil Who Cares (harmony mix) Mystified Folk 786
Ensam brnPetra [+1] Alternative 995
If You Should Die pharmakeus [+1] Electronica 1473
An Unremarkable Man JHarley Alternative 1291
Helpless (Neil Young Cover) Auriemma Folk 738
I Wrote This Song For You Auriemma Folk 601
Greater London JHarley Alternative 919
He's a man JHarley Alternative 1038
Gates Return TheTiler Folk 1086
Achilles Last Stand [Led Zep Cover] artneuro [+1] Rock 2738
Green Eyes Matt Granz [+2] Rock 2442
Sadly Beautiful (Replacements cover) Dyl Alternative 2387
Father Time Mystified Folk 1824
the unfaithful servant ( the band cover ) calebrity Country 822
Fire (Jimi Hendrix Experience Cover) Tony2008 Rock 3843
Spinning Away (Eno/Cale) sonic_magpie [+4] Alternative 3638
Like a Rolling Stone + RC MikeRC [+1] Rock 1368
As I Went Out One Morning Dyl Rock 1740
How To Fight Loneliness Dyl Folk 1668
Beat It (Michael Jackson Cover) artneuro [+1] Rock 6520
The Sun Is Rising In The West Dyl Folk 2206
I Just Wasn't Made For These Times (Beach Boys Cover) Matthew1010 Rock 1199
Ballad Of Easy Rider (Byrds cover) Dyl Folk 1438
Do You Know Me ? Dyl [+2] Alternative 3879
We Stand As One jkane [+1] Alternative 2326
how low buckhorn [+1] Country 1150
In Session @ The BBC (20th May 2005) zallaz [+2] Rock 1923
more than one - x files mix sonic_magpie [+3] Other 1575
Cat's Coffee Shop sonic_magpie [+2] Alternative 2749
Blues On My Mind Dyl Folk 1874
Hold On thenownows [+2] Pop 1982
inchworm Mystified Ambient 1606
Bonnie & Clyde Dyl [+2] Rock 5072
His SK1 particledots [+1] Ambient 1347
Industrielle #2--Subterranean Mystified Ambient 1405
in a darksome wood Mystified Ambient 1638
Tonight I heard your bells LightspeedFutureLullaby Electronica 1195
Mental Cowboy Dude (with a test card) sonic_magpie [+2] Other 5339
Simple Twist Of Fate Dyl Folk 2799
Regents Park sonic_magpie [+3] Alternative 1830
a passing cloud Mystified Classical 1681
namio particledots Electronica 4798
Angel Mungo Ambient 1650
The Sound and Shape of the Words sonic_magpie Ambient 1898
Wonderful sonic_magpie [+3] Alternative 1882
Birthday Waltz Mystified New Age 4308
Time Traveler Ignoramus [+2] Rock 2977
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