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 Robbie’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.
Page’s debut solo LP “IN THE HOUSE OF STONE AND LIGHT” was released in 1994. In 1995, its 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. In 2008, Page released his 2nd solo album, “IN THE TEMPLE OF THE MUSE”, on his new independent label, IroningBoard Records.