“I Can Feel Your Power” by Ian Martyn I woke up one morning after such vivid dreams through the night, with an underlying warmth and a huge feeling that I wanted to say ' thank you '. At this stage I was not sure sure what the ' thank you' was fully about. So I took up my pen and notepad, sat in … More?
Lighting a candle for my loved one's wherever I travelled (note the 2 celebs in the background) ‘DÉJÀ VU’ After the lowest time of my life, I planned a journey to face my emotions, my beliefs and to challenge what meaning there could still be within life. This was definitely ‘Life’s emotional … More?
‘You Are The One’ by Ian Martyn This song is a love song, describing in a loose way an early encounter Mirjam and I had together. Both of us entrenched with our own journey of discovery and direction in life. Yet from an implausible, unusual and unimaginable situation, the mystery and power of … More?
‘What A Song’ by Ian Martyn The concept of 'What a Song' was created exactly as it says on the tin, as the lyrics of verses 1, 2 & 3 suggest, along with the chorus. It was a holiday time, in the sunshine, and I thought it would be good to write a new song, whilst having this relaxation … More?
'Why Don't You Tell Me' was written in 2015 with a number of emotions swirling around me. There had been a traumatic situation ongoing for a time in my life. I had the phrase going round in my head, 'why don't you tell me'. The music developed around these words. I imagined what someone could be … More?
‘You’re On Your Own Now’ How many times do we have a disagreement with our children? Or our children have a disagreement with us, as parents? What caused the argument, the children or us? It's not important. We can all be at fault. What led to the situation, what was already underlying? Do we … More?
Back in the '70's ‘Let Me Wish You Luck’ was actually written by me in 1978, for my Graduation ceremony. The original lyrics were to say ‘goodbye’ to the people on the course, the friends we had made and to go forward on ‘Life’s emotional journey’. We were all going on our separate paths, for me, … More?
I was holding my wife's hand, gently, deep in to the night, as she lay peacefully in bed, slowly slipping away from this life to the next. Eileen's cancer had become too difficult for her to manage. Late one night she had asked for me to 'let her go', from this life. It had been a … More?
'Dance With Spirits' by Ian Martyn This song is about giving thanks to mother nature for her beauty, for all her incredible gifts and wonders she bestows on us. Maybe sometimes I get lost in our world and don't see as clearly the world around us, so this is to remind me. Composing the music and … More?