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British singer Martyna Wren wins National songwriting competition through the UK Americana Association!

UK singer Martyna Wren has now won the National songwriters competition 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. Listen here

Having previously performed at the Royal Albert Hall, London’s Cadogan Hall, and supported the likes of Paul Carrack on his recent UK tour, and Jools Holland, Martyna has been soaring into 2017!

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 the National songwriters competition 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!

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