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One Man Book is West London based singer/songwriter Nicholas Griffin. Accompanied by a variety of multi-talented musicians, One Man Book blends alternative folk and country acoustic arrangements with thought-provoking and poetic storytelling. Alongside a number of commercial indie folk albums, One Man Book creates royalty-free acoustic instrumental music for commercial licensing, including as a part of ambient acoustic project Blue Sky Moon with legendary producer Ketsa. Along with Ketsa, One Man Book is co-founder of the Independent Music Licensing Collective, a brand new community set up to empower independent artists to turn their passion into a lasting career. Nicholas is also a former member of math-rock quartet San Luis Obispo, whose music is also available for commercial licensing.

Popular Tracks

A selection of One Man Book’s most popular royalty-free songs for licensing.

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Native Ocean

Pockets of Ash

Theatre of the Absurd

The Elephant & The Dove

Old Stories/New Habits

Oxford Movement

Unreliable Narrator

Heresy of Paraphrase

Wessex Dream

Fountains Far From Home

Silence By Sentence

The Beauty of Authenticity

One Man Book’s Licensing Work

“Disturbing Hybrid”, from Swings & Roundabouts, Nigel Chaloner (2022)