Len Arran  Songwriter/Composer/Producer

 

Skunk Anansie - Acoustic Live in London (Boogooyama Records)

I Can Dream
Hedonism (Just Because You Feel Good)
Secretly
Brazen (Weep)
Twisted (Everyday Hurts)
You'll Follow Me Down
Charity
Selling Jesus

Skin - Fake Chemical State (V2 Music)

Fooling Yourself
Falling For You
I Can Dream (Live - Bonus Track)

Skin - Fleshwounds (EMI)

Faithfulness
Trashed
Don't Let Me Down
Listen To Yourself
The Trouble With Me
You've Made Your Bed
As Long As That's true
Burnt Like You
Till Morning

Labhaoise Brennan - (Kobalt Music)

Feels So Good
Smile
Let Me Hold You
Vulnerable
I Knew
Closer
Stars
Light In The Dark
Unholy
We Had It All
You're On My Mind
Not In Love With You
Just Can't Let You Go
A Day At A Time
Heal Me
Been Loving You Too Long
Quit You
Damn It All
Number In My Pocket
The Usual Lines
We Get High
Why?

Skunk Anansie - Smashes and Trashes (One Little Indian Records)

I Can Dream
Hedonism (Just Because You Feel Good)
Secretly
Brazen (Weep)
Twisted (Everyday Hurts)
You'll Follow Me Down
Charity
Selling Jesus

Skunk Anansie - Post Orgasmic Chill (Virgin)

Tracy's Flaw
Lately, I Try To Smoke Alone
Secretly
Good Things Don't Always Come To You
Cheap Honesty
You'll Follow Me Down

Skunk Anansie - Stoosh (Virgin)

She's My Heroine
Hedonism (Just Because You Feel Good)
Twisted (Everyday Hurts)
Brazen (Weep)
Pickin On Me

Skunk Anansie - Paranoid & Sunburnt (One Little Indian Records)

Selling Jesus
Intellectualise My Blackness
I Can Dream
Little Baby Swastikkka
All In The Name Of Pity
Charity
It Takes Blood & Guts To Be This Cool, But I'm Still Just A Cliche
100 Ways To Be A Good Girl
Rise Up

(cont...) Under My Skin
Never Make You Love Me
Sober
When You Hit The Ground

Skunk Anansie - Other Releases

Aesthetic Anarchist
Anti Love Song (Live)
Black Skin Sexuality
Black Skinhead Coconut Dogfight
Contraband
Every Bitch But Me
Feed
Feel
Fragile
I Don't Believe
Jack Knife Ginal
Kept My Mouth Shut
King Psychotic Size
Let It Go
Lickin' Cream
Painkiller
Punk By Numbers
Sane
Song Recovery
Strong
The Decadence Of Your Starvation
You Want It All
Your Fight

Nigel Place - EP (Greenhouse Music)

Sad Songs
The Last Resort
Bitter Twist
Lost Dalliance
Mislaid Not Lost
Broke Down and Broken Hearted
Odd Number

Discography

Film Music Montage

Scored Film Music Montage

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Bio


Len Arran is a Songwriter/Producer/Film Music Composer living and working in Ireland.


Len co-wrote 8 top 40 Singles with Skin and Skunk Anansie including Hedonism (Just Because You Feel Good), Twisted, and Brazen (Weep), on 3 Platinum Albums: 'Paranoid and Sunburnt' (1995), ‘Stoosh’ (1997) and ‘Post Orgasmic Chill’ (1999).


The huge European hit ‘Secretly’ was used in the film ‘Cruel Intentions’ (1999), along with tracks for ‘Strangedays’ (1995), Mission Impossible (1998), The Avengers (1998) and other film and television credits in Europe and USA.


In 2004 he wrote songs for Skin's first Solo Album, 'Fleshwounds' followed by 'Fake Chemical State' in March 2006. and in then 2009 the comeback Skunk Anansie album ‘Smashes and Trashes’.


Len has composed music for computer games including the Sony Entertainment PC game, ‘Tellurian Defence’ and scored music for the highly commended 'Simon Community' TV Spots. Television work includes music for the acclaimed Paul Davey documentary "Breaking Boundaries"  and a score for the pilot "The Coalboat Kids".


Irish Films include the award winning ‘A Dublin Story’ (2003), and 'Past Pupil' (2005) directed by Graham Cantwell, ‘Push Hands’ (2004) and the ACADEMY AWARD ® 2009 nominated "New Boy" (2007) directed by Steph Green.


Len has scored tracks for "L'Empire des Loups” (2005), the feature from French director, Chris Nahon and for the British romantic comedy "The Truth About Love" (2006). Len wrote the score for the Shimmy Marcus Northern Soul feature film “Soulboy” (2010), Mason Cardiff‘s “Nowhere in Particular” shown at Sundance in 2011 and following that worked on the debut Steph Green feature “Run & Jump” (2013).


In addition, Len has produced  the album “Broadcast to Anyone Who’ll Listen” from Nigel Place, an album with the young Irish singer Labhaoise Brennan featuring viola player Maria Angeles Alcala and songs for the fabulous Welsh singer Kadesha..


In 2012 Len wrote with singers J Marie Cooper and Indie Murton both of whom appeared on BBC show ‘The Voice 2012’ and in early 2013 worked with wonderful artist Karima Francis on songs for her forthcoming album.


2013/14 saw Len rejoining old friends, playing acoustic guitar with Skunk Anansie, headlining the Zermatt Festival in Switzerland before recording and filming a live Skunk Anansie acoustic CD/DVD at Cadogan Hall, London, and heading out on tour throughout Europe.