BRITISH SINGER MARTYNA WREN WINS A PLACE AT SONGWRITERS WORKSHOP THROUGH THE UK AMERICANA ASSOCIATIO
Martyna Wren is an artist in high demand with numerous accolades under her belt including being a Yamaha endorsed artist for the last seven years. She has performed at venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, London as well as recent support slots with Paul Carrack on his latest sell out UK tour, and Jools Holland at his summer outdoor show at Thoresby Park.
Martyna has also performed at exclusive events for Sir Michael Parkinson, and as the sole performer for legendary lyricist Sir Tim Rice at his 70th birthday.
She has now won a place at a prestigious Songwriters Workshop through the UK Americana Association for her song ‘Coming Up For Air’, and will receive a song writing workshop with twice Grammy Nominated Beth Nielsen Chapman, and celebrated artists Graham Gouldman (10cc), Angaleena Presley and Glen Phillips.
Previously Martyna has been selected to record a cover of ‘Sound of Silence’ for the award winning National Avon Campaign against Domestic Violence and has written and recorded vocals for national and international producers including Downton Abbey’s John Lunn.
With a style influenced by the great Carole King, Carly Simon and piano singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan, as well as a childhood spent listening to Peggy Lee, Julie London and The Carpenters, Martyna Wren writes:
Currently busy writing material for her new solo album, and in talks with a top American production company, it is clear that Martyna Wren’s time is now here!
‘An incredible voice'
Richard Allinson, BBC Radio 2
UK Music Reviews
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Here is a link to the winning song: Coming Up For Air
The track itself is certainly one for fans of Mary Chapin Carpenter, Gretchen Peters and Beth Nielsen Chapman. There's a clear focus on lyrics and melody, along with Wren's etheral vocals, it's certainly a worthy winning song.