Martin Page : In The Temple Of The Muse

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From MARTIN PAGE -- the artist who brought you the smash hit, 'IN THE HOUSE OF STONE AND LIGHT' (the award-winning chart topper that broke records in Billboard charts), and the writer of these classic hits: 'These Dreams' (Heart), 'We Built This City' (Starship), 'Dancing In Heaven' (Q-Feel), 'King Of Wishful Thinking' and 'Faithful' (Go West) and 'Fallen Angel' (Robbie Robertson) -- comes the long-awaited, soul-stirring follow-up album, 'IN THE TEMPLE OF THE MUSE'. This soulful work is spiritually charged with Page's trademark layers of melodic atmosphere and emotive vocal performances. Guest players include Jimmy Copley (Tears For Fears, Jeff Beck)-Drums, Neil Taylor (Robbie Williams, Tears For Fears, Peter Gabriel)-Guitar, Bill Dillon (Robbie Robertson, Daniel Lanois, Peter Gabriel, Sara McLachlan)-Guitars, and Jack Hues (Wang Chung)-Guitar. ''In The Temple Of The Muse' is such a wonderfully rich body of work that looks at a wide range of emotional landscapes within the human heart. Like a great wine, it's a work that deepens your appreciation of it upon each subsequent listen you give it.' - Ritch Esra, Publisher, Co-founder, A&R Registry 'The singer-songwriter-producer (has) created a personal recording that is a midlife meditation on love, loss and growth. His finely crafted pop-rock songs reveal an appreciation for what matters as time passes.' - Steven Rosenfeld, ASCAP Audio Portraits 'When I sit down to write music, the first thing is to move my emotions, and I'm hopeful that other people will feel the same way I do.' - Martin Page MARTIN PAGE - BIO MARTIN PAGE, who hails from Southampton, England, first gained recognition as a songwriter in the early 80's with Top-40 hits for Kim Carnes and Earth, Wind & Fire, among others. With Bernie Taupin, whose usual partner was Elton John (and with Dennis Lambert & Peter Wolf), Page wrote 'WE BUILT THIS CITY,' a Number One Hit for Starship (their first) in 1985. Page and Taupin returned to Number One the following year with 'THESE DREAMS,' recorded by Heart (also Heart's first chart topper). Teaming up with Peter Cox and Richard Drummie of the UK group Go West, Page wrote 'KING OF WISHFUL THINKING,' which was featured in the movie 'PRETTY WOMAN,' and became a Top Ten hit for GO WEST in 1990, and 'FAITHFUL,' another hit for Go West. With Robbie Robertson, Page penned the critically acclaimed 'FALLEN ANGEL,' featured in Robertson's first solo album. Page has also written for, produced or worked with such artists as The Commodores, Barbra Streisand, Tom Jones, Paul Young, Brian Ferry, Phil Collins and Josh Groban, among many others. As a Songwriter/Recording Artist, Page gained success in America for his own band Q-Feel, with the dance hit, 'DANCING IN HEAVEN,' which brought him to this country in the early 80's; and later, Page's debut solo LP 'IN THE HOUSE OF STONE AND LIGHT' was released in 1994. In 1995, it's title track became a substantial pop and adult contemporary hit - breaking the record as the longest charting single in Billboard's A/C Chart history, and garnering Billboard's '1995 Top Adult Contemporary Single Of The Year' Award, and ASCAP's 'most played' Award for 1995 and 1996 at ASCAP's ANNUAL POP AWARDS. Page is now releasing his 2nd solo album, 'IN THE TEMPLE OF THE MUSE', the first release from Page's independent label, IroningBoard Records. ======================= MARTIN PAGE - ADDITIONAL BIO FACTS Born in Southampton, England 1980: Signed first publishing deal in London (with Zomba). Formed recording group Q-FEEL: 4-piece band in which Page was lead singer, bass player, key writer, co-producer. Q-Feel signed Recording contract w/ Jive Records. 1982: 'DANCING IN HEAVEN' - Q-Feel single released in USA. (Re-released in '85 & charted in Billboard Hot 100) * Co-written, co-produced & performed by Page, it became one of the biggest cult dance records of it's time on the West Coast, especially in Los Angeles, California, and in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Is still played regularly on KROQ and Star 98-retros) * Penned, produced & recorded Q-Feel album - released inter

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